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Port St John's, Transkei, and the Wild Coast

July 5th 2008
Friday was the final day of the term at Thanda, and the beginning of a two-week school holiday. Viktorija, myself, Jeff and Amy planned a three day trip to Port St. John, a small town about three hours’ drive down the coast from Hibberdene. The ride through the mountainous region along the southeastern coast of South Africa was really beautiful, and exactly what I had been wanting to see her ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Eastern Cape » Port St Johns

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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