A devastating fire
For the third time within one year we experienced a mountain fire. This is a fynbos area and there seems to be a fynbos specie which roots start to burn spontaneously . Fynbos needs a fire every 10 years or so otherwise seeds won’t germinate. It’s a pure natural process but for human beings in…
Honeymoon in Stanford
A promise is a promise! When we left Robertson last year we promised one of our than staff that if he would marry someday we would take care of his honeymoon. Xolile is a special guy and the first employee who gave us a written notice every time when he needed a day off and…
Flowers from Stanford
Stanford is in the heart of the Fynbos flora. Virtually all species (>90%) can be found in the local ‘veld’. Here are some of the flowers Yvonne pictured today. Nature is one big garden.
Shooting on the river
The world looks different from the water; one can look upon a river with his/her feet on the ground but a view from the river itself is different. Last Sunday friends of us organised a party and we took the opportunity for a boatride on the Klein River (little river); the name not because that the river is narrow -it’s…