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.
Fisherman's bothy, by Nairn Golf Course... © nairnbairn cc-by-sa/2.0
This cottage, no longer occupied, is directly in front of a traditional "ice-house" built (according to the marking on it) in 1877. Though referred to as a fisherman's bothy, it could perhaps have been used by the... more
Waiting for the Weather to clear
Framed size (405x353x45)mm The fishermen sometimes have to endure periods of waiting for the weather to change, before they brave the dangers of the ocean. Donation - St Paul's Student Ministry - 2011
Art Matters by Marie Theron
These little boats, donkey's years old, rest at the entrance of Strandlopertjie in Langebaan. This is a very popular lunch venue where guests sit on large round boulders or underneath a shelter. They help themselves to lots of seafood, homebaked bread, homemade preserves ..... Informal to the extreme. We are West Coast people and boats have iconic status. Throughout my West Coast Chronicles I will show many different types of boats. These two are probably the oldest I have seen, with not a…
Stock Photo - white washed reed thatched roof cottages in Hotagterklip have been designated as national Monuments, Struis Bay
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