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Wines and (4) Wheels

Recently, I got to experience the most amazing tour of the Hemel en Aarde Valley by quad bike, thanks to SA Forest Adventures.

The 3 hour trip included a lovely guide filled with charm and humour, two wine tastings by the acclaimed Southern Right and Hamiliton Russell and a photo-worthy stop at the top of Rotary Way. 262 more words

Back to (Wine) School

Tasting and drinking wine is a personal experience and every palate enjoys a different discovery. Knowing more about the wine in your glass and its complexities improves the understanding. 357 more words


Pinholing in Hermanus and Babylonstoren

Some pinhole images shot on the weekend on expired Kodak Technical Pan (expired in 1987!) shot at EI 25 and developed in Caffenol CCL @ 19’C for 13 minutes. 23 more words


Nice to meet you, Tinus van Niekerk

He walked through the door of The Marine Hotel in Hermanus. Upright and neatly dressed with every hair in its place. My nervous jabber met with well-considered responses. 121 more words


Hermanus FynArts

This annual event attracts art lovers from all over. Last weekend the 2015 edition was officially opened. One of the attractions is a number of sculptures along the Cliff Path which stay there for a period of 8 months. 122 more words


South Africa Part 5: Our final week

There were several towns after Mossel Bay that we could have stayed in, but we decided to go all the way to Cape Aguhlas, the most southern point in all of Africa. 1,965 more words



Rotondo is Italian for round with the offshoot tondo meaning a circular artwork – usually a sculpture or a painting.  The shape of the tondo may have evolved from the symbolic birth plate or tray given in celebration of the successful birth of a baby during medieval times. 199 more words