Welovepictures recently travelled all the way to the little farming town of Malelane in Mpumalanga, 80km from the Mozambican border, to capture the very special wedding of Cheska and Human. Being welcomed with open arms, guests not only enjoyed a spectacular ‘safari wedding’ but also had genuine close encounters with buffaloes, elephants and other wildlife surrounding the family farm.
Two weeks ago I attended a brandy tasting and blending experience that has changed my view of brandy forever. I had the privilege of learning more about SA’s top brandies with master distiller Brink Liebenberg from Van Van Ryn’s in Stellenbosch, as well as blending my own personal brandy with a mixture of 3, 5, 12 and 15 year old brandies.
One can’t help but feel at peace when visiting Babylonstoren, an old Cape Dutch farm in the Drakenstein Valley. For me, it’s heaven on earth… and a visit to the Glass House or even the farm shop is food for my creative soul.
Four & Twenty, a brand new café and pantry, started as a happy day dream under the Eiffel Tower in 2011. On a trip to France, Owners Tracey -Leigh Genricks and Marijke Duminy was so enamoured with the European culture of almost worshiping flavour, that they vowed to bring that feeling back home.The daydream became a reality just last month when the café opened its doors on the four and twentieth day of April in Wynberg’s Chelsea Village.
Featuring a real wedding of one of The Pretty Blog’s very own team members makes it all the more special. Initially being based in SA, our beloved Eva now residing in New York with her hubby, had to endure a long distance relationship, before Nyagaka magically popped the question in a bustling restaurant with crowds cheering in the background.
It was love at first sight when this sweet couple met as students on UCT campus eight years ago, and they will be tying the knot this December in Bloemfontein. Since Cape Town is where their love affair blossomed, they wanted to capture some of the special places around the city that they visited during their courtship
A wedding at Tanglewood Estate is any photographer’s dream and probably one of the most visually romantic settings one can wish for. Being an event coordinator, Valery’s talent and attention to detail was brought into the equation and the end result was a picture perfect wedding from start to finish.
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