The Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria, South Africa: Little House on the Prairie meets colonial violence meets monumental fascist-esque architecture.  Very special.

Highlights in and around Johannesburg and Pretoria, South Africa

The Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria, South Africa: Little House on the Prairie meets colonial violence meets monumental fascist-esque architecture. Very special to the Afrikaner people

Voortrekker monument, Pretoria: "At the foot of the Monument stands a bronze sculpture of a Voortrekker woman and her two children by South African sculptor Anton van Wouw. It pays homage to the strength and courage of the Voortrekker women who played as big a part in this historic event as the men."

Poignant memorial to the Voortrekker women and children - Voortrekker Monument - South Africa

Bloed Rivier Museum

Bloed Rivier Museum - commemorating the Voortrekker battle with the Zulus at the Boedrivier (Blod River).

This Day in History: Sep 30, 1931: Start of "Die Voortrekkers" youth movement for Afrikaners in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

This Day in History: Sep Start of "Die Voortrekkers" youth movement for Afrikaners in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

Voortrekker Monument. "Ons vir Jou Suid Afrika" (We for thee South Africa)

"Ons vir Jou Suid Afrika" (We for thee South Africa)

https://flic.kr/p/Htt5Uk | Voortrekker Monument - Pretoria - South Africa

https://flic.kr/p/Htt5Uk | Voortrekker Monument - Pretoria - South Africa

Voortrekker Monument

Boer War Anniversary Tour to South Africa 2018

Great Trek: (from a panel at the Voortrekker monument) - Dirkie Uys defends his father, Piet Uys, with his own life. My Paternal grandfather and Great Uncle.

This Day in Southern African History: 11 April, Zulu warriors ambush Piet Uys and his men at Italeni

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