A GLIMPSE OF THE HOTTENTOTS-HOLLAND MOUNTAINS

Entering through the Vergelegen Estate, we drove along a narrow dirt road towards the magnificent mountains forming the backdrop to Somerset West. On the way we passed this herd of cattle:

cattle grazing

Once on the path, we could see the mountain range looming above the stands of proteas:

proteas

Deep shadows formed in the late afternoon light:

Hottentots-Holland Mountains

The proteas are no longer in bloom:

protea

And the grass was dry:

dry grass

Nonetheless, there was a flow of water:

mountain stream

And some pretty flowers to see:

flowers

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