Feb 05 2008
This was a vegetable farm of great importance in the early 60’s. The farm consisted of dry land (that was irrigated) and vlei land that was water logged in the winter months. The Vlei land was used to hunt wild ducks in winter.
Feb 01 2008
The road through Silvermine was the route during the 1700’s that the wagons, drawn by oxen, took to Simonstown from Cape Town. Halfway down the valley on the Kalkbay side of the mountain, known as Bokkop, was the Block House – a halfway stop next to the Sivermine River, where the tired oxen and drivers…
Jan 27 2008
This beautiful farm got its name from canons that were mounted on the mountain overlooking the farm. The canons were used when ships entered Table Bay to inform farmers of the ships arrival to take their produce to Cape Town to sell to the visiting ships.
Dec 26 2007
Hermanus, Sand Baai – is a residential area some 5 minutes drive from central Hermanus, the Riviera of the south and world famous for it’s land based whale watching – home of the annual Whale Festival. Several wine farms offering the well known Cape wines can be found on the popular Wine Farm Meander through…