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Elbrus, with his horses  

Elbrus, with his horses

Wilderness and Storm's River

February 8th 2008
Hey everyone! I have had a busy few days and am now in Storm's River, a great little village which is slightly more rural than what I've seen so far. The people are very friendly and the hostel is good, but first I will tell you about Wilderness, where I spent the last 3 days. I took the bus from Cape Town to the Fairy Knowe hostel in Wilderness, which took about 8 hours. The hostel is in ... read more
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South African Flag After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more
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