Horizon Route

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Fauresmith, Free State

There are few towns in this world that are bisected by a railway line – Fauresmith in the southern Free State is one of them.

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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.

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Jagersfontein, Free State

The dusty little southern Free State dorp of Jagersfontein is the oldest diamond mining town in the world.

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Koffiefontein, Free State

The Koffiefontein Diamond Mine today sports arguably the most eye-pleasing ‘big hole’ in southern Africa.

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