Tag Archives: West Coast

Hondeklipbaai a rough diamond on the mystical west coast

The personification of Honneklipbaai would be Shane MacGowan from the Pogues.  A diamond in the rough, a place where dreams dress as scruffy diamond mining boats. Visiting Hondeklipbaai was part of our flower seeking journey.  Entering the town we pulled disgruntled faces on being met by shabby houses strung together with overhead power cables.  Hardly in line with the quaint coastal …

Read More »

Stalking Wild flowers in the West Coast and Namaqualand Spring 2016

Home from a Contiki style wild flower seeking tour of the West Coast and Namaqualand, I’m excited to share the wonders of our trip.  Over the next few days I will share details of every stop in separate installments but this is an overview.  I hope that this summary will be useful to other flower hunters. En masse the most …

Read More »