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watching over the recovering patients  

watching over the recovering patients

Thoughts of South Africa

June 26th 2012
It has been many months since I left South Africa, but my thoughts often drift back... End of October, after two months in the company of the four cheetah cubs, it was time to say good-bye. I cannot describe the love I felt for these gentle and affectionate animals and I still miss them now. I had started to take the constant presence of cheetahs in my life for granted and it was not until my d ... read more
Africa » South Africa

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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