Harrismith - Family Farm February 11th 2011 Dawn and Sam have a very large cattle and sheep farm ( 4500 acres) in the Free State Province (about 4 hrs. S.E. of Joburg). Beautiful countryside with mountains and valleys and 6 ft high green African grass
and Bluegum trees everywhere. Very remote area with the nearest town of Harrismith 40 miles away on rough dirt roads. They have 4 dogs, 1 timberwolf who thinks he's a dog , 6 cats , one of t ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Free State 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
Fred and I are from southern Utah, USA.
We are taking this trip to South Africa in February 2011.
We will be visiting the areas of Kruger Nat'l Park, Pilanesberg and Fred's family for the first 2 weeks. The last 2 weeks, we will visit the coastal areas of St. Lucia and Wetlands north of Durban, then on to Port Elizabeth and follow the Garden Route to Cape Town.... full info