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Why I live in the Overberg in South Africa ….
… and not in Cape Town
Weekend Greetings from The Overberg
The discovery of the real South Africa begins 100 kilometer beyond Cape Town. The Overberg, for example. Here you find real hospitality and life to the fullest. Country Life at it’s best!!!
Escaping Table Mountain
Yesterday (Friday) afternoon at 3: First Capetonians arriving within the boundaries of the Cape Agulhas Municipality for their weekend getaway in places like Napier, Bredasdorp, Arniston, Struisbaai and Cape Agulhas. Every Friday about 10000 to 15000 cars with registration plates of the Mother City (including suburbs) escape Table Mountain for enjoyment in the Overberg; the…
The hunting of the snark
The end of 2017 was a once off private performance of ‘The Better box Co’ of ‘THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK’ (by Lewis Carrol’) in, of all places, Wolvengat in the Western Cape, South Africa. The play was initiated by artist couple Wim and Tina de Roubaix who also created the moving cardboard orchestra (home…
Weekend Greetings from off-the-beaten-track
We live in a small town through which the main road between Cape Town and the Southernmost tip of the African Continent runs. ‘Runs’, indeed for most tourists are racing in high speed mode from one ‘attraction’ to the other. It’s a pity to see people not experiencing the real beauty of a wonderful countryside. Sometimes…
Going nowhere fast
See the Cape Town registered cars racing back to the Mother City from Arniston without driver and passengers noticing the beauty of the Overberg….
Weekend Greetings for the Fire Fighters …
… who at last succeeded in mastering a runaway fire between Stanford and Gansbaai that affected a surface equal to that of Cape Town city bowl plus Table Mountain.
And the beat goes on … (2 pictures)
A trace of destruction is what’s left of a raging ‘veld’ fire between Stanford and Gansbaai in the Overberg, South Africa. Until so far the affected area has a surface that exceeds that of the city bowl of Cape Town PLUS Table Mountain… Photo’s (this morning) of the smoke shot at a distance of about…
Even a rain shower on its way can be beautiful
Not so long ago we explained a tour operator from Connecticut (USA) that if it rains in Stanford it comes from Cape Town but if the sun shines in Cape Town the Capetonians can thanks us for that. It’s just a matter of geographics. Anyway we just got the ‘wet greetings’ from Cape Town…
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