Martina's Blog

Noordhoek Beach from Cape Point Vineyard

On my own in Cape Town for the first time

Since the start of construction, I have been commuting between Germany and Cape Town and I am enjoying it. It was the first time I...

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Excavator starts working on our plot

Blissfully happy – we REALLY start construction

The next step was to observe incidences. If they went down in Germany for seasonal reasons, they went up again in South Africa for the...

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Destiny - River in Kruger National Park

The setback caused by the pandemic

At the end of November 2019, we were finally ready with the planning. We could submit our building application. Then we had to wait and...

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First model of our planned house. view from the front in the evening

The hunt for the architect

For the time being, we only had a plot of land, but doing nothing is not really who we are. So we tackled the subject...

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Are we going to buy property in Africa?

More holidays followed and Klaus stood increasingly often in front of the displays of the local estate agents – “just browsing…”. Eventually, we began to...

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We take a leap of faith, we dare to build a house in Cape Town

where we would like to welcome guests in the future. We are planning to open our Vyn Guest House in April 2023. As I am...

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