1. Silver in the Hills In the 1600s, anything glinting was assumed to contain precious metals and hardly had the settlers arrived in the Cape, before they started digging for silver. They did their best to coax silver out of the glinting ore but all they got was burned rock and black smoke. Jan van [...]
Cape Grace shares the stories of the Cape through its amazing collection of 300 pieces of original antique furniture and artefacts, all made or used locally. A crafted artefact is more than an object with a function; it is a document illuminating the aspirations, inspirations, dreams, skills and craftsmanship not only of the craftsman, but [...]
Sunfish, also known as Mola mola, are the most peculiar looking fish species found in the waters around Cape Town. These giants reach up to 3 metres in length and weigh about 2 tons – making them the heaviest bony fish in the world. Most fish look aerodynamically designed for their watery habitat, but not [...]
1.) Meat sizzling on a braai 2.) Suncream on a tanning body 3.) Freshly cut pineapple 4.) Scent of the salty ocean 5.) Sprigs of rosemary What are your most evocative summer smells?