Deep in the Valley

Between Heaven and Earth

In the ‘Hemel en Aarde’ Valley between Caledon and Hermanus in the Western Cape, South Africa

The Valley (5 pictures full size)

What a lovely lunch I had ….

… in good companionship last Saturday in the ‘Hemel en Aarde’ (Heaven and Earth) Valley near Hermanus in the Western Cape. This is a quick snaphot but I can assure you that lunch at Moggs Country Cooking is like Heaven on Earth … (2 pictures)

Landscapes in the Overberg 9

Farmers are the large scale landscapers on a global scale. Here in the Overberg region of the Western Cape, more specific in and around our village Stanford, it’s not different to the rest of the world. Every human intervention in nature leaves traces and around here I enjoy the photogenic gems on my way to …

THE Garden at Fraai Uitzicht 1798

Today I checked the garden we created 2 years ago at Guesthouse Fraai Uitzicht 1798 (4* rated) in the Klaas Voogds Valley near Robertson in the Western Cape, South Africa. It still looks good despite a little backlog in maintenance (due to ‘awesome busy season’) but at the moment 2 staff members weeding. Soon we …

Eyeset

The Sunset in the Stanford Valley inspired me for this imaginary: The ‘elements’ used are those of an informal settlement nearby (right), the cat of Matjiesfontein, a flying heron, my first photo model Karuna, her eye and a beach boy from Hermanus.