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Road trips and Remembered Things

As we had been looking forward to our weekend away at beautiful Schoone Oordt boutique hotelĀ in Swellendam for weeks, and also because we are a real-life family and not a TV show, the first thing we did that happy morning was have a huge fight. 1,855 more words

South Africa

Van Zyl Family, Swellendam

I had such a fun time photographing the Van Zyl’s on their family farm in the Overberg town of Swellendam. They came together to celebrate their gran’s big 80th birthday as well as littleĀ Janus’ first birthday and the birth of his cousin baby Henk. 22 more words

Overberg Photographer

Camping - My Relationship Compromise

Camping was never my thing (and to be clear, it still isn’t). It was one of those experiences that I liked to see locked in a cupboard with the other things of the past labelled “do not do that again.” This particular experience, however, doesn’t seem to want to stay in its place. 692 more words

Travel Stories

Ounooi & Jacques: Swellendam Wedding, Schoone Oordt Country House

It was such an honour to be part of Ounooi and Jacques lovely, intimate wedding at Schoone Oordt Country House in Swellendam.

The quote “every love story is beautiful but ours is my favorite” surely is true for all of us but Ounooi and Jacques’ love story is very special and one I will always remember. 34 more words

Overberg Photographer

This is me

Welcome to the Saffronicles. This is going to be my space for telling you about the things I love and the places I visit, that I feel are worth writing about. 354 more words


Bontebok National Park

Just outside the picturesque town of Swellendam, lies the Bontebok National Park. I made a visit to this Sanparks reserve for the first time in March and thoroughly enjoyed the days outing. 362 more words

Natural building course October 2016, Swellendam

We are happy to announce the completion of another successful course at Wild Spirit Backpacker’s Lodge in April, 2016. The second CPD accredited natural building course will be held at Jakkalskloof farm, in Swellendam. 56 more words

Peter McIntosh