Arniston is locally known as Waenhuiskrans. Picturesque Waenhuiskrans is best known for its 200-year old restored fishermen’s village, Kassiesbaai. This village, a national heritage site, with its whitewashed thatched cottages, has stolen the hearts of many an artist. The name Waenhuiskrans is derived from the big sea cave (waenhuis = wagon house). The town is also called Arniston after the East Indiaman Arniston wrecked nearby in 1815 with a tragic loss of 372 lives.

Arniston is locally known as Waenhuiskrans. Picturesque Waenhuiskrans is best known for its 200-year old restored fishermen’s village, Kassiesbaai. This village, a national heritage site, with its whitewashed thatched cottages, has stolen the hearts of many an artist. The name Waenhuiskrans is derived from the big sea cave (waenhuis = wagon house). The town is also called Arniston after the East Indiaman Arniston wrecked nearby in 1815 with a tragic loss of 372 lives.

Beautiful South African valley, Swartland, Western Cape Province. BelAfrique your personal travel planner - www.BelAfrique.com

Beautiful South African valley, Swartland, Western Cape Province. BelAfrique your personal travel planner - www.BelAfrique.com

Cape Town, South Africa. My heart still skips a beat whenever I see photographs of one of my favorite destinations in my never-ending #Travelife. www.travelifemagazine.com

Cape Town, South Africa. My heart still skips a beat whenever I see photographs of one of my favorite destinations in my never-ending #Travelife. www.travelifemagazine.com

Along the Garden Route between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town with a canola field in the background, Western Cape, South Africa    Photo by Ryno Sauerman

Along the Garden Route between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town with a canola field in the background, Western Cape, South Africa Photo by Ryno Sauerman

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