Hiking Table Mountain via Platteklip Gorge in Cape Town.
Hiking Table Mountain is the rite of passage for Cape Town visitors. Take the Platteklip Gorge route up for the fastest ascent & amazing views over Signal Hill, Lion's Head and Devil's Peak. #southafrica #tablemountain #platteklipgorge #capetown
The Owl House is a museum in Nieu-Bethesda, Eastern Cape, South Africa. The Owl House and surrounding Camel Yard contain over 300 concrete and glass sculptures created by Helen Elizabeth Martins and her assistants. Almost all of the sculptures face towards the east, many depicting a pilgrimage to a suitably positioned nativity scene. Helen Martins was almost 50 before she started decorating the Owl House and creating her marvelous sculptures.
The Owl House - Nieu Bethesda
Sculptures at the famous Owl House - Nieu Bethesda in South Africa. Nieu-Bethesda, set in a fertile valley of the Sneeuberg Mountains, lies in the heart of the vast, arid and dramatic territory known as the Great Karoo. The town was once a small but vibrant centre for the local farming community, but in the 1940's and 50's the village became eclipsed by the larger towns in the district and went into decline. In this obscure town lived a reclusive artist, Helen Martin, who, over a twelve year…