Tiddely Pom September 7th 2008 ... to speak with Winnie the Pooh, bear of very little brain. Very little brain seems to be left in my head, too, as I find it very hard to concentrate on a meaningful entry. And that, although I have time on my hands, am on my own again, do not have to make any plans if I don't want to ... but still. So bear (!) with me and accept that it's more or less just a few more pictures today.
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Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Cape Town 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