Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company shutdown for its annual maintenance. Swiss Engineers and local technicians endured the Cape's winter weather ensuring that the main cables were replaced in time for the scheduled opening. Taken apart piece by piece; the cabins, cables and all machinery, were inspected, checked, and replaced if needed. A new viewing deck was constructed and roadworks completed, making for a more enjoyable experience. This is how it looked.
While traveling in Laos I visited a coffee plantation on the Bolaven Plateau. While home-staying with a local family I got experience family life with the locals while learning all about the local coffee which included; growing, harvesting, roasting, and drinking the brew black. Fresh Cup magazine, a USA based trade magazine bought the story.
Every 6 years all of the cables used to run the Table Mounatin cableway system are changed. Under supervision of the Swiss engineers who manufactured the cableway system, the Table mountain Cableway Company staff changed and maintained the whole cableway operation. I was commissioned to document it
A recycling company has taken the initiative to employ the homeless on a part time basis to help them collect recyclable garbage. This initiative has been so successful that some of the homeless employees have now been able to move off the streets and live a life what we know as normal. Vuvuzela magazine bought the story.