How to distinguish a good wine — Herman van Bon Photography

Some 30 years ago an old French winemaker with a vineyard along the Rhone told me how to distinguish a good wine. “First rinse your mouth thoroughly” he said. “Next you go with the bottle in the open air and sniff the air. Then you open the bottle and if you smell the wine it’s […]

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At the soup kitchen — Herman van Bon Photography

Lockdown South Africa: Day 48. Level 4: Day 13 After 35 days in lockdown we have now some freedom; meaning we may move around within a radius of 5 kilometer for 3 hours daily but we have to stay at home between 20 PM and 5 AM. One photo daily and all photos in Black […]

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Community spirit in lockdown times — Herman van Bon Photography

The staff of one of the ‘soup kitchens’ in Nuwerus, a ‘suburb’ of Napier in the Overberg region of the Western Cape, South Africa. 28 Volunteers with a multicultural background are engaged in feeding about 500 of the poorest people in our village. They all are very grateful for donations from private people, businesses and […]

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Lockdown South Africa: Day 38. Level 4: Day 3 — Herman van Bon Photography

After 35 days in lockdown we have now some freedom; meaning we may move around within a radius of 5 kilometer for 3 hours daily but we have to stay at home between 20 PM and 5 AM.One photo daily and all photos in Black & White and in and around Napier, Overberg region, Western […]

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This morning in Napier, South Africa — Herman van Bon Photography

A few of this morning’s emotional moments:After 35 days of lockdown people are allowed to let their dogs out for 3 hours daily.

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Lockdown South Africa: Day 36. Level 4: Day 1 — Herman van Bon Photography

After 35 days in lockdown we have now some freedom; meaning we may move around within a radius of 5 kilometer but we have to stay at home between 20 PM and 5 AM.One photo daily and all photos in Black & White and in and around Napier, Overberg region, Western Cape, South Africa.Today’s picture: […]

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Lockdown South Africa: Day 28 — Herman van Bon Photography

For 35 days I document the lockdown in our village (Napier, Western Cape, South Africa.All landscape pictures were made in advance. The other photographs from the comfort of hom.All photos in Black & White. 1 Photo daily.Picture: ‘Self-isolated reading’ 😉

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Lockdown South Africa: Day 27 — Herman van Bon Photography

For 35 days I document the lockdown in our village (Napier, Western Cape, South Africa. All landscape pictures were made in advance. The other photographs from the comfort of hom. All photos in Black & White. 1 Photo daily. Picture: ‘Lockdown Starlings’

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Lockdown South Africa: Day 23 — Herman van Bon Photography

For 35 days I will document the lockdown in our village (Napier, Western Cape, South Africa). All landscape pictures were made in advance. The other photographs from the comfort of home, sweet home. All photo’s in Black & White. 1 Photo daily.Picture: ‘Lockdown Moo‘

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Lockdown South Africa: Day 22 — Herman van Bon Photography

For 35 days I will document the lockdown in our village (Napier, Western Cape, South Africa). All landscape pictures were made in advance. The other photographs from the comfort of home, sweet home. All photo’s in Black & White. 1 Photo daily. Picture: ‘There is light at the horizon’

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