OBSERVATORY MUSEUM Established 1982. (A component of the Albany Museum Complex). 10 Bathurst Street, Grahamstown. Tel : (046) 622 2312 This building was originally a 19th Century jeweller's shop and family home. Its connection with the identification of the Eureka, South Africa's first authenticated diamond, in 1867, prompted De Beers Consolidated Mines Limited to purchase the building and restore it in 1981-1982, to commemorate the beginnings of the country's diamond industry. It was opened…
Facade of Grocott's Mail Building, Grahamstown
This image of the facade of Grocott's Mail building, was taken in the High Street, Grahamstown. This building is declared a National Monument, now called heritage sites. The High Street has many such well preserved heritage sites.
The Best of South Africa Gathers in Grahamstown and the Whole World Is Invited
As Brighton Fringe settles into an agreeable misty haze, my attentions turn to the National Arts Festival of South Africa (3-13 July). And the rest of an all-too-often Eurocentric arts world would do well to do the same.
KICHAKA LUXURY GAME LODGE - Prices & Hotel Reviews (Grahamstown, South Africa) - Tripadvisor
Enjoy the rugged beauty of the African bush and the abundance of wildlife in the heart of South Africa’s historical Frontier Country. In the Eastern Cape province, Kichaka Private Game Lodge offers five-star-quality accommodations in sprawling suites, spot-on (but not overly attentive) service and memorable Big Five viewing in safe surroundings.
Travel to Great Mirror with the The Great Mirror
The Great Mirror is a collection of several thousand photos showing cultural rather than physical landscapes. They are intended to illuminate the people who have shaped the face of the earth and are reflected in it. These photographs were taken over the last 30 years by Bret Wallach, a geography professor at the University of Oklahoma.