Africa, Winter 2012 #11 March 12th 2012 WE are SOOOO loving this trip- hope you are too thru the pictures!
Continuing down the “Wild Coast” as they call it, we drove through an area called the Transkei (pronounced “sky”) This is an area inhabited by traditional Xhosa Africans. There are no whites at all, and there are traditional houses dotted ALL over the beautiful rolling hills. We had been warned NOT to drive thru this ar ... read more
Africa » South Africa » KwaZulu-Natal 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