Sunday, September 26, 2010
Posted by Benice Kok
I have just returned from a two week "Road-trip" here in South Africa.
Leon (my husband), Willem (a friend) and I decided last year that we wanted to travel from Pretoria to the Western Cape and visit all the small towns that we usually shoot past on our way to the coast. We wanted to take the "road less traveled" and go on mountain passes, eat with the locals, take photos and grow our appreciation for this beautiful land of ours.
One of the towns we visited, was McGregor. There is a beautiful spiritual retreat in town, called Temenos. I was fortunate to attend a "Painting Inside Out" workshop (presented by Ellen Norbu) there about seven years ago. At the time photography was not really "my thing", so I saw our 2010 visit as the ideal opportunity to capture some of Temenos' beauty through my camera lens...
Amongst the flowers in the garden, I found this sign
It led to a building, called "Temore". On Temenos' website they describe it as