Prime location

This is the house of Willemine; an eighty year old woman who wants to spend the last years of her life with her daughter in the UK. It’s in my village (Napier, Western Cape, South Africa); one of those many rural villages in South Africa where there is less crime than in the average European little town (just to get some misunderstandings about South Africa out of the way) and where the municipality prides itself in excellent service delivery. Anyway the house is comfortable and offers magnificent views. In case somebody is interested: Real Estate agency Chass Everitt (with a local office in the village) is bringing it on the market. And Willemine wanted me to make the pictures. 😉

The Prince Alfred’s Pass ….

… between the towns of Avontuur in the Eastern Cape and Knysna in the Western Cape is not for the faint hearted and for small cars.

It’s 84 kilometers of poorly maintained gravel road with numerous (deep) potholes, ravines, desolation and halfway the possibility for a refreshment. It took us almost 5 hours but this offbeat track was truly worthwhile the challenge. Some stunning views; just at those locations where we could not get out of the car (on one side a ravine and the other side a rock wall). So most of the pictures are taken in and around the ‘refreshment center ( 😀 )

 

 

 

Sunrise in the Garden

Our village (Stanford, South Africa) is one of those places blessed with magnificent skies. At night we see the Milky Way and everything between sunrise and sunset provides us superb views, also down to earth. Reason of course to make 12 pictures in the garden during the sunrise. What most people don’t realize is the effect of the different skies on colors.

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