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 …

An artist’s bridge

Pictured at the studio of painter Ivan Trollip in Baardskeerdersbos, Western Cape, South Africa.

Exploring Groenfontein/Môreson …

… just a bit outside Bredasdorp, Western Cape, South Africa.

Sticking out

Shot during a hike in the Hottentots Mountains in the Western-Cape, South Africa

Portrait of Joey; partner in coffee

Beans about Coffee in Robertson, South Africa, is run by one of the partners Joey (Messina Musindo) who is a Robertsonner since almost 20 years. He is regarded as one of the best baristas in the Western Cape and is an expert on everything that smells coffee. A portrait:

New fresh pastures …

… after the much needed rain in the Western Cape, South Africa. (2pictures)

A collector’s Dream

Most probably by far the largest (private) collection of curiosity and antiques in the Overberg region in the Western Cape, South Africa, can be found in some barns in the ‘outback’ of Napier. Skilled craftsman Mike Pope has been collecting the items during his entire life.   When visiting him he apologizes himself for the …