4 Skeppies Application Example 2 Of Supporting Photos Pof
The photo application should attempt to be a visual replica of the written application. In other words, by merely going through the supporting photo application, the panel
evaluating your application must be able to determine what you want to do. Doing this properly is in your own best interest since the panel members are not able to do a pre-
application site visit. The saying is: “a picture is worth a thousand words.” If the file becomes too big we will try to reduce its size in Adobe Acrobat. The following example is of
the Khaima Hiking trail project and is used with their approval.
What the project plans to do
The project wants to revive the Khaima hiking trail and build some infrastructure for it. A map of the Pofadder Hiking trail follows below.
One of the areas the hiking trail go passes through is Soramoedes, a Nama The project wants to build facilities like these on the trail.
word that means “Only God sees you”.
The project wants to safe cost by using local material such as palmtrees and Another example of a building made of local material
reed that are freely to build many of the facilities, such as toilets, overnight
huts, and even a new tourist facility where bookings will be made
Why the previous hiking trail collapsed. The project will be sustainable because it will link up
with other local tourism initiatives.
A start or endpoint for the hiking trail will be the guesthouse that the Anglo
Mines will hand over to the municipality in Dec 2006.
Koos Louw, a local guesthouse owner and the person in charge of the
hiking trail retired 2 years ago and since then the hiking trail was not
maintained. However, even in his time the hiking trail was very successful.
In front of the guesthouse is the Orangeriver that is used for swimming, The local hoodia and will form part of the agri-tourism leg of the integrated
fishing, and canooing. local tourism plan.
In addition the local mine already has open days on Thursdays.
Pella has also a Roman Catholic church that is visited by many.
The local village of Pella, a starting or end point, has a cultural centre.
Pella forms the starting point also for a well established 4 x 4 route.
The hiking trial will, together with the other local tourism activities, be
advertised in the Northern Cape Tourist guide.
Longterm plans with the project.
For the first 2 years the project will be run by the municipality who will
identify and train locals to take it over. After 2 years the project will be
handed over to the locals.
The tourism office in Pella, run by the local municipality, will handle all
bookings for the tourism route in the first 2 years.
The local arts and craft centre in Pella was first run by the municipality and
then handed over to a private entrepreneur.
Other infrastructure of the project.
There is and existing route information leaflet of the route.
The project implementers.
The municipal manager, Leslie Beukes, left, will be the overall manager.
The Local Economic Development officer, Nico Jano, right, with be the one
driving the project.