CONSTANTIA, SOUTH AFRICA The rhythmic snapping of secateurs filtered through the greenery as I walked down a long alley of the outermost vineyard on the estate. Leaf litter was soft underfoot after all the recent rains and on the nose was an earthy freshness - interspersed by a sugary sweetness of the occasionally discarded, undesirable … Continue reading Harvest 2023 at Groot Constantia Wine Estate
A collection of personal travel experiences!
Trekking through the Groot Winterhoek wilderness
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 (very) brief visit to Lambert’s Bay and Bird Island
A Cape gannet, its piercing blue eyes unmistakable, swoops in, causing a raucous, in some degree of organised chaos.
Experiencing the Annual Harvest at Groot Constantia Wine Estate
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.
A winter weekend at Rocherpan Nature Reserve
Bird watching, spring time wildflowers and a wonderful short nature trail make for the perfect weekend away!
Walking through carpets of wildflowers at Namaqua National Park
After winter rains Namaqualand explodes into colourful displays of wildflowers!
Travel: a day in London…
A work trip took me to London where I managed to squeeze in a little city exploring at the end.
Adventures: July 2017
A mini portfolio of my adventures through work and play in July 2017.
Adventures: June 2017
A mini portfolio of my adventures through work and play in June 2017.
Travel: Weekend adventures in the Cederberg
A great weekend awaits in the Cederberg!