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Eike by Bertus Basson

  The unstoppable empire that is Bertus Basson opened a new restaurant, Eike, in the heart of historic Stellenbosch town last week. The cosy, pretty dining room offers an intimate atmosphere. The menu is a celebration of what's g[...]
Rome architecture Claire Gunn

Monochrome Rome

The beauty of the symmetry and embellishments on Roman architecture is a continual romantic inspiration for me.  The eternal city is a living museum of the times when aesthetic pleasure was highly prized, and this is clearly evident in all[...]
Rome architecture Claire Gunn

Schoon bakery

Our favourite Stellenbosch bakery, Schoon, has relocated and opened up a little shop in Somerset West. When I visited, it was clear that they already have a loyal local patronage and a warm, authentic feeling is in this very pretty space.[...]
Claire Gunn Italy 2017 Assisi (68)

Assisi, Umbria

Assisi is a quintessential Italian hilltop town worth visiting. However, it is also one of the most visited towns, so it can be very busy and crowded during the day. It is not considered to be off the beaten track and is generally set up fo[...]
Claire Gunn Italy 2017 Assisi (68)
Claire Gunn Italy 2017

Where I ate in Italy

If you are headed out to the tourist capital, Italy, you cannot help but be thinking about eating amazing food while you're there. Here is what I found on my recent trip around Italy, starting in Rome and then traveling to Assisi, Siena, Fl[...]
Boschendal by Claire Gunn

Boschendal

I recently had the excellent fortune of shooting for one of our oldest Cape Dutch homestead farms, Boschendal. I had asked the universe to lead me to a property that had the potential for me to photograph and witness the life cycles of f[...]
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