Flower season in South Africa

Every year, from early August to late September, South Africa’s south-western landscapes turn into tapestries of lush, colourful fynbos and flowers. You’ll find flowers from Namaqualand near the West-Coast to places as far as the Klein Karoo and Oudtshoorn, with its otherwise dry and dusty landscapes. I captured the magic of this seasonal phenomenon at Bartholomeus Klip on my camera, dealing rather unsuccessfully with bursts of hay fever and an uninvited crowd of resident airborne bugs …