Mpumalanga: Panorama Route March 24th 2014 The drive to Johannesburg took longer than we expected. We read that it's not a good idea to travel in South Africa by night, but we didn't make our destination during daytime. Besides that, we took a path Google Maps suggested (slightly shorter than the next best one) which involved ~2 hours of driving through serious potholes. This delayed even more our arrival time.
Our host, Dan, was very w ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Mpumalanga » Graskop 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