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South Africa.... Not really Africa though.. Is it?

February 18th 2010
South Africa is beautiful. Absolutely stunning, one might say and one does. From the moment we crossed the border it was as if we'd left Africa and landed in Australia. We were so confused, the trip had been mostly through barren land, even Mozambique was rough, sandy and dry but once we'd crossed this political border the countryside just changed in a flash. The land was luscious. Orchards of ora ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Cape Town

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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