Suikerbosrand Nature Preserve and Diepkloof Farm January 9th 2007 The Suikerbosrand Nature Preserve, which includes the Diepkloof Farm Museum, is southeast of Jo’burg and has the highest point in Gauteng Province. You can see Jo’burg from the distance when taking the preserve’s driving tour. We spent the day there and toured the museum, drove the 60-km driving tour, and hiked a 4.5-km trail.
The Diepkloof (“deep canyon”) Farm was first establishe ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Gauteng » Johannesburg 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
Fulfilling long-held dreams of living and working in another country and of being of service to humanity, we left the US in September 2006, at the end of summer in the northern hemisphere, and arrived in South Africa in the spring, ready for our second summer. We returned to the US (Texas) in August/September 2007, and in March 2010 began a new adventure in Libya.... full info