thought i’d share some photos of our current holiday at Kei, Anton’s family’s holiday home where we got engaged this time last year. Kei Mouth is a small town on the banks of the Kei River, which used to be the border of the old Transkei. this area of the Eastern Cape, known as the Wild Coast, is the traditional home of the Xhosa people. it is beautiful, rugged, wild and tropical. yesterday we took the ferry across the river, drove up the hills past herds of Nguni and 4×4’d our way to The Gates at the Qolora river. it reminded me, once again, how much there is to see on our own doorstep. i think a perfect new year’s / life resolution would be to explore more of South Africa.

all photos shot on iPhone, edited with VSCO / Afterlight. more on my Instagram.

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Kei beach

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Nguni cattle

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The Gates at the Qolora River

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Tropical Heat at the old-school Seagulls Resort

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ferry ride across the Kei River

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sunsets at Kei


  1. Glorious pics! Thanks for the reminder of the treasures we have in our own beautiful land. Happy 2014 to you and yours. xx

  2. I loved looking at these photos. South Africa has some magical landscapes.

  3. What a beautiful part of the country. Would love to visit that area one day, my kinda place.

  4. Those are such pretty cows…I didn’t use to like cows but their eyelashes are surprisingly long and they look really cute haha

  5. Such beautiful photos! Makes me crave a beach holiday so badly.
    London has not stopped raining, in need some sun!

  6. stunning photos! i want to go to there … right now. it is frrrreeezzzzing here in nyc.

  7. So beautiful! Thanks for sharing. I spent Christmas at Kei River Mouth when I lived in SA as an exchange student in 1996! I wonder how much it’s changed.

  8. These are lovely pics. Could have just as easily been photos you shared of an artist you admired, on your blog. Great shots.

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