Greetings from Napier (36 pictures to tease you)

Where I like to be: In 2000 we emigrated from The Netherlands to South Africa but only the past 2 years we are really enjoying ourselves in home-sweet-home-in-Napier in the Overberg region in the Western Cape. Not that we did not enjoy the years before but there is a difference. Napier and direct surrounds are …

A Good Morning from Napier, Western Cape, South Africa

Out of this world

…. Botrivier, Western Cape, South Africa

Wine Cellar Dynamics

(Cellar shoot at Creation Wines in the Hemel en Aarde Vallei between Hermanus and Caledon, Western Cape, South Africa)

Some food photography

Still some processing to do. Shot at Creation Wines in the Hemel en Aarde Valley between Hermanus/Sandbaai and Caledon in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Our little town

Let me take you on a photographic journey through our little town; Napier, Western Cape South Africa. On first sight it looks a bit dull but underneath a lot of activity; a guy who makes working miniature steam engines; a chess board maker a designer jeweller to mention a few and they all have customers …

Midnight Moon (2 pictures)

There is every now and then a moon hype around the globe. A few days ago it was something as Blood- or Blue Moon. Most pictures I saw were shot at sunset and indeed that affects the colour (yellowish sunset colours). In the Western Cape, South Africa it was merely cloudy during the evening so …

The Sculpture Garden in Wolvengat

Wolvengat is not on many maps but on Google Maps (apps) you can find this hamlet in the middle of nowhere somewhere between Bredasdorp and Die Dam in the Western Cape. Wolvengat is home to one of the most fore-standing artists of South Africa; Willem Roubaix and his wife Tina. They have their own gallery …

Two landscapes and a township

In and near Caledon, Western Cape, South Africa

A wonderful museum

I’ve seen many small town museums in South Africa but the one in Genadendal in the Western Cape is one of the better ones, if not; The Best! Genadendal is neglected by the tourism industry and maybe that’s good; I don’t like ‘tourism traps’ and this oldest mission station (founded in 1738) of the African …