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Monday 16th February 2015 - Oudtshoom

February 16th 2015
Monday 16th February - travel to Oudtshoorn. If you haven't got it by now - I guess it's best to add a few thoughts and observations at this point .... Route 62 is the old route through Africa.... Not so easy as there would have been no cars or lorries just carts with horses - but mainly ox and carts! It would have been a rough time. The topography would have been amazing - trying to ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Oudtshoorn

South African Flag 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
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