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Some would describe Walter Battiss as a madman – a person who’s own creative vision of reality was a far-cry from his real surroundings. Others would herald him as a creative genius – a person who used his imagination and artistic talents to inspire a generation of artists and encourage free thought. The history books call Walter Wahl Battiss ‘the foremost South African abstract painter’. ...
The picturesque town of Somerset East, in the Eastern Cape, was established in 1825 by Lord Charles Somerset. Its history can still be revisited at its numerous national monuments, buildings and museums, while the wildlife and nature of the surrounding landscape can be explored through a variety of activities. As a part of the Blue Crane Route, Somerset East is extremely conservation ...