Travel Photography

Mareispoort Pass South Africa | photography by Sebastian Motsch (2012)

Road Trip South Africa | Beaufort West, Meiringspoort Pass, De Rust

Driving through the Klein Karoo, eating lekker Biltong we bought at a small farm stall and enjoying the open space is quite relaxing. Nothing prepared me for the sudden change in landscape as we entered the Meiringspoort Pass. Marizca was definitely right – sleeping over in Beaufort West and driving through the gorge early in the morning is certainly recommendable!

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Roadside breakdown South Africa | photography by Sebastian Motsch

Road Trip South Africa | Johannesburg, Kimberley, Beaufort West

My friend Marizca and me wanted to go on a road trip for quite a while. First it took me four years to be able to go back to South Africa – and then it happened all of a sudden and rather spontaneous. I booked the flight just a week in advance. Fortunately Marizca had just finished her exams and was able to take ten days off 🙂

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South Africa Highveld Laezonia | travel photography by Sebastian Motsch (2012)

Road Trip South Africa | The first couple of days

Welcome home to South Africa

After living in South Africa for nine months, I eventually had to leave in April 2008 – with tears in my eyes, because I had the most awesome time and found many friends. Before leaving I promised to come back as soon as possible – but I never imagined that it would take me four years! But nonetheless, it didn’t feel like four years at all once I arrived in Jozi.

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Kyalami View Estate | photography by Sebastian Motsch (2012)

Kyalami View House

When I came back to South Africa I definitely missed the old house in Visser Street. Heidis’ new house in the Kyalami View Estate is equally nice and cozy.

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Visser Street House Midrand South Africa | photography by Sebastian Motsch (2007)

South Africa | Visser Street House

When I moved to South Africa in 2007, all I had was  slip of paper with contact details telling me where I could rent a room. When I left nine months later in April 2008, I literally left home! Heidi and Debbie had become close friends, amongst many others.

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