What is Fynbos?

Winter in the Fynbos: View from the Akkadiesberg near Hermanaus looking towards the small village of Stanford. ©Zoë Chapman Poulsen.

This week’s focus is South Africa’s Fynbos: That brown-looking scratchy vegetation that clothes the mountains and lowlands of the Cape. What is it? Where can I find it and why is it important? Why should we care?

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