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The Big Pineapple Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa If you’ve ever wondered where you can find the world’s largest artificial pineapple, your curious mind needn’t ponder anymore. Located about 55km from Grahamstown, the 16,7m-high attraction was created by members of the local agriculture community in Bathurst as a way of displaying their love for this tasty fruit as it grows in high abundance in the area.
AMATOLA, Eastern Cape
The Amatolas stretch into the hinterland just north of Grahamstown and west of Stutterheim, their slopes covered in dense natural forests of white stinkwoods, yellowwoods, Cape chestnuts, and a myriad other indigenous trees. Some of the peaks are decked with snow in winter and reach over 2000 metres, providing wonderful forest trails and a prolific bird life.
1820 Settlers National Monument in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape
1820 Settlers National Monument, Grahamstown - Eastern Cape. Home to art works and a living monument which houses the Grahamstown Foundation and a range of projects, including Makana Edutourism, Scifest Africa and the National Arts Festival offices.
Fossil of 350-million-year-old scorpion is the oldest known land animal to have lived on the Gondwana supercontinent
Fossil of 350-million-year-old scorpion is the oldest known land animal to have lived on the Gondwana supercontinent. Gondwana was the more southerly of two supercontinents that existed between approximately 510 to 180 million years ago The fossil was found near Grahamstown, South Africa...