Blue Crane - National bird of South Africa

Blue Crane ~ National Bird of South Africa ~ Miks' Pics "Fowl Feathered Friends…

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens CapeTown- only an hour from Franschhoek home of La Clé des Montagnes - 4 luxurious villas on a working wine farm.

Strelitzia Kirstenbosch botanical gardens CapeTown (ironically this is the flower emblem for L. but it comes from South Africa).

Karoo night sky - shooting star

Reason why we love South Africa - a Karoo night sky with a shooting star caught on camera.

Groot Constantia

Groot Constantia - a fine example of Cape Dutch architecture in Cape Town. This historical house showcases an amazing selection of antique furniture - and borders the famous vineyards.

Vergelegen wine Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Gardens at Vergelegen Wine Estate, Somerset West, near Capetown, South Africa ~ The estate is said to have been one of Nelson Mandela's favorite wine estates.


Richtersveld in spring - Northern Cape, South Africa

Oudtshoorn, South Africa

Down by the Cape of Good Hope you could drive your car about five feet away from these ostrich.

Oudtshoorn ostrich farm

Oudtshoorn ostrich farm