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Courtyard at the mission  
   

Courtyard at the mission

Not so much wine but lots of beautiful views

December 5th 2009
So we left Hermanus on Saturday morning but first things first and we had wanted to visit the craft market and finish off some of present shopping since the end of the trip is getting nearer. Presents bought and a picnic lunch purchased from Woolworths we jumped in the car and headed for Greyton. The drive was a straightforward one but did afford us some beautiful views. Just outside of the tow ... 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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