And whilst savouring good coffee, peace was made with the fact that we soon had to say goodbye, until another time, to this grand wilderness - the Groot Winterhoek.
A Cape gannet, its piercing blue eyes unmistakable, swoops in, causing a raucous, in some degree of organised chaos.
I followed individuals of the harvesting team around the Muscat vineyard block, adjacent to the historic old Groot Constantia gates, observing just how delicately they handled each bunch...looking for the perfect grapes.
Bird watching, spring time wildflowers and a wonderful short nature trail make for the perfect weekend away!
After winter rains Namaqualand explodes into colourful displays of wildflowers!
A work trip took me to London where I managed to squeeze in a little city exploring at the end.
A mini portfolio of my adventures through work and play in July 2017.
A mini portfolio of my adventures through work and play in June 2017.
A great weekend awaits in the Cederberg!
A mini portfolio of my adventures through work and play in May 2017.