If you can't sleep, don't count sheep...rather talk to the Shepherd!

zuid afrikaans If you can't sleep at night, don't count sheep, talk to the Shepherd

Map of the Great Trek (South Africa) during the 1830s and 1840s by Boers (Dutch/Afrikaans for "farmers").

Map of the Great Trek (South Africa) during the and by Boers (Dutch/Afrikaans for "farmers").

27000+ woman and children died in British Concentration camps in South-Africa during 1899 and 1902

woman and children died in British Concentration camps in South-Africa…

Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the 2nd Anglo-Boer War

Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the 2nd Anglo-Boer War

Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the Anglo-Boer War

Boer Women in the Anglo-Boer War

South Africa: A Boer Girl’s Memories of the Boer War and concentration camps

Voordat die Voortrekkers, wat hulle wapens buite die kraal moes laat bly, kon vertrek, is hulle op Dingaan se bevel  vermoor. Hier word die name van die vermoordes gelys.

Voordat die Voortrekkers, wat hulle wapens buite die kraal moes laat bly, kon vertrek, is hulle op Dingaan se bevel vermoor. Hier word die name van die vermoordes gelys.

whitesmoke.co.za :: View topic - Voortrekker Style Clothing

whitesmoke.co.za :: View topic - Voortrekker Style Clothing

Jacobus Johannes Cornelis (Japie) Greyling, is gebore in 1890 op die plaas Smaldeel in die distrik Hoopstad, Oranje Vrystaat. Gedurende die Anglo-Boereoorlog was Japie se vader en 2 ouer broers op kommando om teen die Engelse te veg

At dawn on a dewy, autumn morning in April Captain J.B Seeley and 20 handpicked, well armed British soldiers surrounded a farmhouse situated on Smaldeel, in the district of Hopetown in the …

Voortrekkers: In 1836, the Voortrekkers set off northwards into unknown country.

Voortrekkers: In the Voortrekkers set off northwards into unknown country.

Koos de la Rey and his family. His wife, Nonnie, never let the British capture her to be placed in a camp. She was the only wife of a war general who traveled with her husband throughout the war. She was his greatest pillar of strength

Koos de la Rey and his family. His wife, Nonnie, never let the British capture her to be placed in a camp. She was the only wife of a war general who traveled with her husband throughout the war. She was his greatest pillar of strength.

Voortrekkers: Occasionally, simple dwellings of mud walls and dung floors were built. The furniture was of the simplest kind- ox skulls were used as stools. The farms were cut off from civilization for most of the year. This bred an inherent self-reliance that caused them to approach problems very slowly but when a course of action had been decided upon, to stick with it obstinately. Because gunpowder was difficult to come by, the men became expert marksmen, making every shot count.

Voortrekker family settling down on their new land - The Great Trek in South Africa

Plans for Boer Trek Waggon. 22$ This South African vehicle is an interesting contrast to the Prairie Schooner. Although used at the same time for migration it has more of an old European design. The sides and front dismantle from the body. 3 standard sheets.

Plans for Boer Trek Waggon. 22$ This South African vehicle is an interesting contrast to the Prairie Schooner. Although used at the same time for migration it has more of an old European design. The sides and front dismantle from the body. 3 standard sheets.

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