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Beloved Continent --- Drakensburg, South Africa. BelAfrique your personal travel planner - www.BelAfrique.com

Family Lodge Accommodation in KZN South Africa - Three Tree Hill

This intimate, luxury 24 bedded lodge is owner-managed by Simon & Cheryl Blackburn whose passion and enthusiasm for Africa’s wildlife, history and culture is immediately evident when you visit.

Hoodia gordonii is a leafless spiny succulent plant w/medicinal properties growing naturally in South Africa & Namibia. Flowers smell like rotten meat & are pollinated mainly by flies. The Bushmen of the Namib desert call this plant ǁhoba (pronounced [kǁʰɔbɑ] - the initial sound is a lateral click) - & the Afrikaans Ghaap.  Hoodia gordonii was discovered and painted by col. Robert Jacob Gordon in the vicinity of the Orange River in about 1779, & identified as a Stapelia, a closely related…

Arkive closure

Hoodia gordonii in full bloom - View amazing Hoodia photos - Hoodia gordonii - on Arkive

Boer soldier fighting the British Empire

Boer soldier fighting the British Empire

As die Bittereinders se perde gesteel word, vat hulle muile.en donkies. Middelburg, Oos Kaap

As die Bittereinders se perde gesteel word, vat hulle muile.en donkies. Middelburg, Oos Kaap

PAPKUILSFONTEIN GUEST FARM, Nieuwoudtville, upper Karoo, Northern Cape

Ten remote places to stay in South Africa

Get away from it all to reconnect with what really matters – nature, their children and stillness. Here are 12 remote places to stay in South Africa where you can survive Christmas. Enjoy!

Boer general Ben Viljoen with secretary 1899

A postcard tour of old Cape Town

A bunch of 22 old postcards of various scenes in Cape Town gives a fascinating insight into what Cape Town looked like about 100 years ago.

Hannah Cornelius murder: What if she were a black South African woman instead?

Hannah Cornelius murder: What if she were a black South African woman instead? How the rape and murder of a white privileged white woman set off a nation.