Anglo-Boer War

Jacobsdal, Free State

Jacobsdal, the village at the western extreme of the Free State’s Horizon Route, has the first wine cellar ever to be built outside of the Western Cape, South Africa’s traditional wine region.

Continue Reading

Kimberley, Northern Cape

Kimberley, known as the City of Diamonds, is a great destination for anyone interested in the colourful side of South Africa’s early mining days.

Continue Reading
klaarstroom

Klaarstroom, Western Cape

Klaarstroom is a magic village in the Swartberg where time has taken a breather.

Continue Reading
Laingsburg

Laingsburg, Western Cape

Laingsburg is a great centre for hiking, fossil hunting, geological studies and Anglo-Boer War memories, in the form of British blockhouses and marked gravestones.

Continue Reading

Leliefontein, Northern Cape

Leliefontein, the Namaqua village in the Kamiesberge.

Continue Reading
matjiesfontein

Matjiesfontein, Western Cape

The first time you see Matjiesfontein, it should be at midday at the height of a Karoo summer, so it appears like a shimmering mirage of an old Victorian hamlet in the distance.

Continue Reading

Murraysburg, Western Cape

Murraysburg is all about Karoo outdoor adventures and open skies.

Continue Reading
noupoort

Noupoort, Northern Cape

Noupoort has a very rich Anglo-Boer War history – and possibly the finest British blockhouse in the southern hemisphere.

Continue Reading
okiep 3

Okiep, Northern Cape

Okiep was once the centre of the South African copper mining industry.

Continue Reading

Prieska, Northern Cape

Prieska got its name from ‘Prieskab’, the Koranna word for ‘The Place of the Lost Goat’.

Continue Reading