Kenyan in and around Cape Town

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The land dispossession of black South Africans

The Land Act of 1913 formalised the land dispossession of black South Africans. It limited African land ownership to ‘native reserves’, with communal land tenure administered by traditional leaders. Other laws prevented Africans from owning land in white farming areas and prevented white farmers from leasing land to black tenants and share croppers* … almost 100yrs later … has anything really changed on the ground for the black South African?!

Beautiful farm,
Durbanville, South Africa

I hope one day this will read “The Land Act of 2013 formalised the land dispossession of white ‘South Africans’ … Other laws prevented Europeans from owning land in farming areas and prevented African farmers from leasing land to European tenants and share croppers
Nb: Africans by colonization doesn’t count
*Government programmes and policies/Land Reform


Route 62

Easter weekend gave us a chance to travel the famous route 62 that meanders between Cape Town and Oudtshoorn. The ever changing colours of the majestic mountains, scenic passes, rivers, vineyards and orchards, as well as the multitude of attractions, will offer you an unforgettable adventure – whether this is in the physical sense or simply a kaleidoscope of scenic tranquility;

Near Calisdorp, route 62
Western cape

Lonely tree, near Carlisdorp
Route 62

Table Mountain

According to Wikipedia, Table Mountain is a flat-topped mountain forming a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa, and is featured in the flag of Cape Town and other local government insignia.

This Mountain is one of 3 World Heritage sites in the City of Cape Town and is a backdrop to literally everything in Cape Town. You see it from everywhere. It is also the most visited tourist attraction in Kaapstad – without it Cape Town would not be.

Table Mountain from Blouberg Strand

Bougain Villas Landscaping

Sometimes am lazy to go out to shoot, so I shoot from my balcony. No theme no ideas just the beauty of the evening sun on the soft landscaping … best residential complex in SA 2010 🙂