Photo taken by my sister: Elmarie
Sunday-stills-stillness-of-summerBe still and the earth will speak to you – Navajo proverb
This is my 2000th blog post over the last 6 years!
In 1679 Simon van der Stel was appointed by the Dutch East India Company to govern the Cape of Good Hope. After years of loyal service, he requested land from the Company. He periodically sent out riders to collect soil samples. In 1685 he chose 891 morgen (about 763 ha) situated behind Table Mountain for its wine-growing potential and magnificent scenery. Over the years the wines produced on the estate caught the attention of influential people across the globe – clearly due to its impressive quality. Global aristocracy made sure that they had enough stock of this acclaimed and precious product.
Our founder named his farm “Constantia” after the Latin word for constancy or steadfastness. These attributes he valued greatly and today we follow in his footsteps to uphold his enduring legacy of perfection at Groot Constantia.
Colour Your World Challenge from Tourmalinenow is back! It’s now a weekly Challenge.
The Cape West Coast, South Africa offers a unique diversity of scenery, activities and the Cape West Coast Reserve with an abundance of fauna and flora.The bontebok is an antelope found in South Africa, Lesotho and Namibia.
Debbie over at Travel With Intent blog has a One Word Sunday Challenge and her topic this week is: Fashion