Last South African Blog January 29th 2014 This is our last Blog for South Africa. Unfortunately we had to cut short our visit and return home. My sister, who has been ill took a turn for the worst and passed away on February 7th the day after we arrived back home. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her!!!
Debra had a minor health issue that required a consultation. Jane(our hostess) arranged for an appointment with he ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Gordon's Bay 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