Crassula coccinea or Klipblom2. Photo by Karen LarsenThe roadworks between Kalk Bay and Fish Hoek have meant that additional traffic diverted along Ou Kaapseweg has slowed so much that commuters can take in a lot more of the natural beauty they might not otherwise see.

In one particular stretch on the Noordhoek side, balls of fiery red Crassula coccinea or Klipblom appear out of nowhere on the rocky outcrops, providing a welcome respite from the congestion.

Karen Larsen

For more pictures and articles by Karen ….

http://scenicsouth.co.za//2012/11/cape-white-eyes-home-is-not-for-sale-at-cape-dutch-nursery/

http://scenicsouth.co.za//2012/11/splashes-of-normandy-in-fish-hoek/

http://scenicsouth.co.za//2012/06/a-fair-lady-affair-as-jane-raphaely-speaks-at-kalk-bay-books/

Crassula coccinea or Klipblom2. Photo by Karen Larsen