Johannesburg, South Africa’s biggest city and capital of its inland Gauteng province, began as a 19th-century gold-mining settlement. It’s known for Soweto township, a sprawling jumble of African workers’ houses that was once home to Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu. Mandela’s former residence is now the Nelson Mandela National Museum.
Bloemfontein is the judicial capital of South Africa. It is also the capital of the Free State Province. Bloemfontein was founded in 1846 and now has a population of around half a million people. J. R. R. Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings was born in Bloemfontein in 1892. In 1923, the African […]
Coffee Bay is a small town situated on the Wild Coast of the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. It is located about 250 km south of the city of Durban and has a population of 258 people. Plenty of sandy beaches, towering cliffs where waterfalls tumble into the sea, and dense coastal forests – […]
The Addo Elephant National Park is in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa and is one of the country’s larger parks. The parks early years, during times of drought the park keepers fed the elephants on oranges from the local orange groves. Gradually the elephants became addicted to the taste of the fruit! This […]
Mossel Bay is a small harbor town located on the Garden Route in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. A favorite coastal and holiday destination, it has over the years developed into a town of unhurried hospitality, complementing the natural beauty and rich cultural history of the District of Eden.
Franschhoek is a city in the Cape Winelands of South Africa. It was founded by French Huguenots settlers. It is a place to relax, stroll up or down the main street and take your time to have a look around.