Friday, 17 July 2009

Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch is the second oldest european settlement (1679) in the Western Cape province of South Africa, situated about 50 kilometers east of Cape Town. It is famous for its wine industry.

9 comments:

Jacob said...

Whine, whine, whine! Oops, you said "wine industry"! Sorry... ;-)

And I see another bell tower.

'Tis a beautiful place, JM!

Is there anywhere you haven't been. You're not the guy who writes those travel guides, are you?

I love seeing your travel photos!

Tinsie said...

Amazing. I'd have never guessed that this was South Africa!

SAPhotographs (Joan) said...

Now this looks just like home. :) I love Stellenbosch and the winelnads. Nowdays a lot of people are getting married on these small estates they have here. How handy to have the wine brought up from the cellars. :)

Wonderful pictures Jose. I have not been there for about 8 years now and time I went again.

uncleawang said...

I learn a lot's of new place from your travel photos..Thanks Jim..
& have a wonderful trip ahead.

Iloilo Onfoor said...

gracias!

I've heard of these Slave Markets and perhaps, read about them too. I'm glad that Filipinos were never treated like slaves during the Hispanic rule. In fact, the Spaniards colonization of the country helped removed the slavery system that once dominated Pre-spanish Philippines. In some way, we are much grateful to Spain because in the first place, they were the ones who made the philippine island a united country.

joo said...

What a place! At firest I thought it was somewhere in the UK:)
Beautiful.

Tantra Flower said...

What a wonderful place to visit. I am so happy for you that you are able to travel and experience new and interesting places. Namaste

Tiago Ralha said...

A África do Sul deve ser um agrado aos olhos. Quanto mais vejo este teu blog maior é a sensação de que tenho viajado pouco :) grandes fotos!!!

Bhavesh Chhatbar said...

What a beautiful building. Your photographs have a very unique finish/processing that always look appealing!

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