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A walk through George Botanical Gardens…

Posted on Nov 20, 2012 | 0 comments

The Garden Route, in the Southern Cape Province of South Africa, is one of the most spectacular scenic areas in the world, with its huge diversity of plants, beautiful beaches and lagoons, dark foreboding forests, and majestic mountains with ravines and buttresses through which historic passes and hiking trails meander.

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18th Century Stellenberg and its gardens (Kenilworth, Cape Town)

Posted on Nov 5, 2012 | 0 comments

In upper Kenilworth stands the beautiful Stellenberg, a Cape Dutch property dating back to original Van Der Stel ownership. Fortunately it has been blessed with sensible and caring owners – starting with the Felthams, who required Stellenberg in 1878, who did not succumb to the fashion of the times by removing gables, replacing thatch with corrugated iron or to tamper with the Cape Dutch windows and shutters.

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