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#1 Babylonstoren

Posted by
kiwisa (North Shore, New Zealand) on 24 June 2018 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

Dating back to 1692, Babylonstoren is a historic Cape Dutch farm that boasts one of the best preserved farmyards in the Cape. We walked around the magnificent gardens with fruit, vegetables, berries, bees for pollinating, indigenous plants, fragrant lawns, a prickly pear maze, ducks and chickens, and more.

Canon EOS 7D Mark II 1/100 second F/5.0 ISO 200 27 mm

yoshimiparis from France

pretty perspective on this landscape of vineyards? (on the right)

24 Jun 2018 5:08am

Devi from Chennai, India

wonderful image of this farm dating from early 17th century !

24 Jun 2018 1:24pm

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

It is really very surprising to see on your photo of trees without leaves while we are here at the beginning of the summer

24 Jun 2018 2:18pm

@By Marie: This was in South Africa last June - winter.

Michael Skorulski from Toronto, Canada

A fine image with an excellent story.

25 Jun 2018 5:59am

dobbino from Cape Town, South Africa

Have passed by many times, but never eaten there. One of these days....

25 Jun 2018 7:23am

@dobbino: Rob - same. When we lived in SA it was still a private home. Each time we returned we passed on the way to my favourite Boschendal. This last visit our friends took us there. It is truly fabulous, you need to make a day of it, lots to see and photograph.

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

The prickly pear maze sounds challenging :)

25 Jun 2018 10:52am

@grouser: I must admit we never found it...thankfully:)

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

Nice series )

17 Jul 2018 4:52pm

Canon EOS 7D Mark II
1/100 second
ISO 200
27 mm