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NG Church in Swellendam - Western Cape - South Africa. Wonderful town, gorgeous church - has an amazing organ :) South Afrika, Cape Dutch, Westerns, Cathedral Church, Old Churches, Church Building, Out Of Africa, Place Of Worship, Africa Travel

Swellendam se bors swel van trots

Swellendam is die derde oudste dorp in die land, gestig in die 1740’s, net minder as ’n eeu nadat Jan van Riebeeck sy voet aan Kaapse wal gesit het. Vyftig jaar ná die stigting het ’n paar Swellendamse swernote die magistraat van die Nederlandse Oos-Indiese Kompanjie by die dorp uitgeboender en ’n republiek verklaar. Gerugte lui – altemit skertsend – dat hulle selfs dié Overbergse dorp die ­titel “hoofstad van die wêreld” wou besorg.

Go ostrich Racing in Africa. When: Ongoing. Where: The Ostrich farm Highgate in Oudtshoorn. Riding an Ostrich with my best friend Amor Animal, Mundo Animal, Photography Competitions, Photography Contests, Safari, Places To Travel, Places To See, Namibia, Cape Town South Africa

The Big Picture photography competition: round 154

Enter our photography contest for the chance to win a £300 camera. Here are this week's best entries.

I DROVE PAST THAT! Only a sexshop by name. It is a cafe along Route 62 in South Africa. It used to be just Ronnies Shop, but some friends of Ronnie tried to be funny and painted Sex on the wall, so it became Ronnies Sex Shop. Love Home, The Funny, South Africa, Road Trip, To Go, Xhosa, African, Painting, Explore

Ronnie's Sex Shop

Explore marianne van velthoven's photos on Flickr. marianne van velthoven has uploaded 1015 photos to Flickr.

Through The Eyes Of A Local: Montagu, South Africa Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Afrikaans, Africa Travel, Cape Town, South Africa, Road Trip, Southern, Wanderlust

Through The Eyes Of A Local: Montagu, South Africa

Today, we're hearing from another local about their hometown; this time about Montagu in South Africa. Let's go learn some stuff! Click to read.

10 things to do when you visit Swellendam - Roxanne Reid Sa Tourism, Provinces Of South Africa, Visit South Africa, Slow Travel, Africa Travel, Amazing Destinations, Where To Go, Travel Around, Travel Inspiration

20 things to do in Swellendam in the Overberg

Swellendam is more than a quick stop between Cape Town and the Garden Route. Here are 10 things to do when you visit Swellendam.

10 Best Day Trips from Cape Town, South Africa — Fallon Travels Cape Town South Africa, Beach Town, Best Coffee, Bouldering, Day Trips, Tours, Travel, Garden, Holiday

10 Best Day Trips from Cape Town, South Africa — Fallon Travels

If you happen to find yourself in South Africa and are looking for the most unique, best day trips from Cape Town, I've got you covered! Read on for some of my favorite memories throughout my journey in the Western Cape.

I'm astonished by the elegance of Barrydale. Enclosed in a narrow valley at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains, and along the iconic road Route Stuff To Do, Things To Do, How To Memorize Things, Vintage Diner, Country Hotel, Quirky Decor, African Countries, Nature Reserve, Africa Travel

Want to travel to Barrydale?

I'm astonished by the elegance of Barrydale. Enclosed in a narrow valley at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains, and along the iconic road Route 62.

One of the world’s most spectacular mountain passes, the Swartberg Pass, starts in Prince Albert and this challenging pass is, in fact, a national monument. Stuff To Do, Things To Do, Mountain Pass, Prince Albert, Jacuzzi, Lodges, South Africa, Cottage, Mansions

Swartberg Pass | Things to do in Prince Albert | South Africa

One of the world’s most spectacular mountain passes, the Swartberg Pass, starts in Prince Albert and this challenging pass is, in fact, a national monument.

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Karoo: 10 Things to Visit and Do in Prince Albert, South Africa (And Where To Stay); Yolande Singery; SAPeople

This week The New York Times featured one of the Karoo’s (and South Africa’s) greatest secrets – Prince Albert, an 18th century village they describe as “an oasis of sorts, a dusty Afrikaans dorp, …