…..as usual, the European powers that were, had no respect for local knowledge, so the Umzimvubu River is called the St Johns River on all maps, and in all books written up until the early 1900s.
Category: Eastern Cape
The Trekbokke of the Karoo
The springbok treks in the late 1800s were akin to swarms of locusts moving over the land, and as devastating to sheep farmers, who often gave up farming after their grazing land had been destroyed by the springbokke.
The Beervlei Dam
It does not supply any towns with water. Considering that this the dry, almost desert like Little Karoo, you will think that strange, or a waste of precious water.
Carnelian Beads on Transkei Beaches
…is there an unaccounted for wreck under the dunes?
The Flowers of Hogsback, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
……the eclectic collection of residents is well known to the fairies that inhabit the beautiful surrounding forests and gardens. The waterfalls are extremely beautiful, the mountains are breath taking, and so on and so forth…..
The Coronation of King Ndamase || of Western Pondoland,South Africa
Rain at a coronation is auspicious…