Gansbaai: Tussen Land en See - Brandewyn en Bergwater

Gansbaai: Tussen Land en See - Brandewyn en Bergwater

Gansbaai Stories

A small group of local residents has for some time now had the dream of writing an all-encompassing book about Gansbaai. This book will contain full information and stories about Gansbaai and its colourful history.

From this week on, we will be posting a short story from the Book every week. This is the first post:


Ek klop een nat winterse Sondagmiddag by my destydse buurman op Panorama om hulp aan – my bakkie het in ‘n modderpoel in die pad onderkant sy huis gaan vassteek. Buurman sê ons drink eers ‘n dop voor ons die modder aandurf. Ons sit om die eetkamertafel, ek, buurman en sy swaer, wie se kind se doop glo daardie dag gevier word. Daar staan ‘n paar bottels brandewyn op die tafel, en ‘n beker “Coke”. Buurman skink vir my vier vingers brandewyn in ‘n lang glas, en tem dit met ‘n bietjie “Coke”.

Ek vat die eerste sluk en dit smaak glad nie soeterig soos ek verwag het nie.
“Wat drink ons nou hier, buurman?” verneem ek, effe verbaas.
“Bgannewyn en bêgwateg, natuuglik,” kom die antwoord…


If you would like to submit your own story and/or find out how to get involved in this project please visit our website for more information.

Gansbaai: Tussen Land en See - Brandewyn en Bergwater

Gansbaai Stories

For those who have lived in or visited the quaint fisherman’s village of Gansbaai, it has secured itself a special place within our hearts. The friendly and welcoming residents makes you feel right at home and combined with the unspoiled nature, it truly is something special.

View Profile

What is Xplorio?

Xplorio is your local connection allowing you to find anything and everything about a town.

Watch the Gansbaai Video
Read More

Other Articles

Pieta's Restaurant ~ Ladies Pizza-'n-Wine Evening ~

Pieta's Restaurant ~ Ladies Pizza-'n-Wine Evening ~

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Pieta's Restaurant
New: Coffee in a cone

New: Coffee in a cone

The worlds most instagrammable coffee!

Tuscany Coffee Shop
Camouflage those scars

Camouflage those scars

Getting ready for summer and you have a scar that makes it difficult to wear that sleeveless top?

Kadus Professional Velvet Oil

Kadus Professional Velvet Oil

Kadus Professional Velvet Oil is a lightweight oil with nourishing argan oil. 

Visions Styl'n Chic
African Penguin Awareness Day

African Penguin Awareness Day

Celebrating African Penguin Awareness Day.

Legal Snippets

Legal Snippets

FAILING TO DISCLOSE OR PUBLISH YOUR COMPANY'S STATUS ON CORRESPONDENCE AND ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION.

Richards Attorneys
See All Articles