Thursday, April 28, 2011

Dumplings at Dynasty, Bliss at the Breede and Heavenly fish in Hermanus

Clare and waitress Shirley with dumplings
Alex, the Dynasty sushi chef
Fresh bread and mature cheese with Bavaria draught
Cape Infanta
Steep stairs down to the Infanta beach

The remains of "SS Kadie", a 158 ton steamer,
which was wrecked entering the Breede River Mouth in 1864 - with a dead tree
The beach at Infanta
Lynne with a stone axe
Wild windy waves
The Breede River estuary at Infanta
The Breede at Malgas
Blue cranes near Stanford
Bluenose and Chips
Our super, friendly and efficient waitress
Hermanus new harbour, from Harbour Rock restaurant

Monday, April 04, 2011

Allee Bleue End of Harvest Festival, Sunday April 3rd 2011

A German celebration of the end of the Harvest
Fun with families
The Allee Bleue manor house with its skyscraper palms
The manor house gate
A peaceful country atmosphere
Allee Bleue GM Wolfgang and Uli Leyrer
A delicious German pairing on plate and in glass
Ian Manley and Paulaner
Winemaker van Zyl du Toit tells the story of the harvest
 van Zyl and Estee du Toit with new arrival Dian
 Dian du Toit
 Estee and Dian
 Norman and Eppie MacFarlane
Wolfgagng Leyrer and Eppie MacFarlane
van Zyl du Toit with Dian
Just desserts
 Head chef Robert Rainsford with delicious German cold meats
 A room in the beautifully restored and furnished manor house
 Wolfgang and Lynne

All photographs © John Ford, Adamastor & Bacchus 2011