I was in Hermanus last week and spent another fabulous afternoon at Creation Wine Estate. This is definitely one of my favourite wine estates in the Hemel & Aarde Valley and I’ve visited many times before. (You can view more of my posts here). Creation usually has some fantastic artwork on display and this time round the work of Roberto Vaccaro was on display as part of the Hermanus FynArts Festival.
Roberto predominantly sculpts South African wildlife and uses scrap metal as his medium. If you look closely, you’ll see all sorts of interesting objects, from bicycle chains and golf clubs to parts of old typewriters. His large scale sculptures are really amazing and well worth seeing. The festival ends tomorrow so if you’re in the area, you need to pop in right away!
We enjoyed a delicious lunch and a fabulous wine tasting thanks to the ever informative and entertaining, Khail. An afternoon in a magical outdoor setting, surrounded by breathtaking views and crisp winter sunshine, what could be better?
And how sweet is their resident chameleon? This was the second chameleon I saw last week after literally not seeing one for many years. Many chameleon species are now endangered due to pollution and deforestation, such a pity, they really are incredible little creatures.
All photography: Lana Kenney ©