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.
Tag: South Africa
Carnelian Beads on Transkei Beaches
…is there an unaccounted for wreck under the dunes?
Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park, aka HIP
…a huge black mamba, one of Africa’s most deadly snakes, rose up between them. They froze, and the snake went on its way, but came back when……
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…..
Barberton – home to daisies and brave dogs
Not that well known of Barberton,, is the story of Cockney Liz, the high class call girl who travelled from England to South Africa to find her fiancé. Not finding him, she started off as a barmaid, and eventually earned fame and fortune; the fortune having started when a night with her was auctioned off – sometimes payment was made by the highest bidder in gold mining shares.
From elephant bush to stately homes – Durban’s Berea
Durban’s Berea: We were walking the concrete pavements, that not that long ago, not much more than 150 years ago, had been sub-tropical jungle, with huge trees and exotic plants growing in profusion right where we were walking.
The Coronation of King Ndamase || of Western Pondoland,South Africa
Rain at a coronation is auspicious…
The Golden Wildebeest
Have you heard of the rare Golden Wildebeest? Have you seen this animal, which was once thought mythical?
Victoria Bay, South Africa
A surfer’s paradise – Victoria Bay, South Africa.
The Tanganyika Treks – Trekking away from the English
The names of all the families who trekked away from the English after the Second Anglo Boer War, are etched into the stone work…