South Africa / Travel

A Picturesque Visit to the Eastern Cape

The Eastern Cape province in South Africa is one of those provinces we all know and we all pass through on our way to our final destination, but it very rarely IS our final destination. Over the past Heritage long weekend, we had the opportunity to attend a very dear friend’s wedding in the Eastern Cape.

We were taken by surprise by the beauty of the little piece of heaven we found driving from Port Elizabeth to Oubos Strand (about 40km from Humansdorp).

The green fields reminded me of the English countryside and the majestic mountains were like something from a fantasy novel (I can understand why this area was an inspiration for Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings).

So this blog post will be a little different as it’s going to be mostly visual. The landscape speaks for itself and I hope by sharing some of the glimpses from our trip you’ll be inspired to go visit the Eastern Cape as well.

Port Elizabeth Harbour Mimi (car) Me Good raodsJeffrey's Bay BeachJeffrey's Bay

Wind Turbines
Wind Turbines are just everywhere in this province!

Wind Turbines Wind Turbines

Herd of cows
Made some new friends

CowsCowsCowsCows in the Eastern CapeOceanOceanOceanOceanOcean
Oubos Strand
Oubos StrandOubos Strand

Good morning
Morning has Broken

Oubos Farm Stall

Roosterkoek at the Oubos Farmstall
Best Roosterkoek at the Oubos Farmstall
Parrot at the Oubos Farm Stall
And some more new friends

Rabbits at the Oubos Farm Stall

Rabbits at the Oubos Farm Stall
And even more!

Rabbits at the Oubos Farm StallOubos Farm Stall

Field of Cows
Cows and wind turbines everywhere…

Field of cowsField of Wind Turbines

Wind turbines
Goodbye Eastern Cape


Hi, I'm Andri. A 20-something creative, content creator, writer, reader, traveler, healthy living enthusiast and eco warrior! My day job is in digital publishing, but just like The Loud Library, I am full of contradictions. I love my bunny rabbit Olive, cows and sharing my journey to rediscover my spark.

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