Snow in the Riviersonderend Mountains

… and the land is green (thanks to good water management of Overberg farmers and municipalities alike … and a bit of rain of course)



Once upon a beautiful evening in Struisbaai


First day Napier Patatfees

Not as much mud as last year (see yesterday’s posting) but much fun. Nice to see many of the participants of last year again. Napier Patatfees (sweet potato festival) feast for young and old.

Shared Copyright Event Photography: Herman van Bon/Southernmost Foundation

That Gallery ….

… on the main road in Napier (first yellow building 100 meters past DR-church towards Bredasdorp)…


Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 June (Napier Patatfees) open between 9 AM and 5 PM (other days by appointment).

There is a little gift for every visitor!!!


The Beauty in the dust — Herman van Bon Photography

(Ode to my wife Yvonne de Wit who designs and create original jewellery from treasures of the South African Earth) “The moon is bland in colour. I call it shades of grey … And to find orange soil on the moon was a surprise.” Gene Cernan, astronaut, Apollo 10, Apollo 17 When artist Yvonne […]

via The Beauty in the dust — Herman van Bon Photography

Overberg Sunrise Weekend Greetings

Weekend Greetings from Genadendal