Second Boer War National Women's Monument The Women's Monument or Vrouemonument in Bloemfontein, South Africa, is a monument commemorating the suffering of some 27,000 Boer women and children who died in British concentration camps during the Second Boer War. The Monument is a Provincial Heritage Site in the Free State.

Second Boer War National Women's Monument The Women's Monument or Vrouemonument in Bloemfontein, South Africa, is a monument commemorating the suffering of some 27,000 Boer women and children who died in British concentration camps during the Second Boer War. The Monument is a Provincial Heritage Site in the Free State.

Hugenot Monument Franschoek 5 minutes from La Clé des Montagnes- 4 luxurious villas on a working wine farm

Hugenot Monument Franschoek 5 minutes from La Clé des Montagnes- 4 luxurious villas on a working wine farm

Simon van der Stel, goewerneur van die Kaap en eerste eienaar van Groot Constantia.  Hy word dikwels gesien as die Vader van wynbou in Suid-Afrika.

Simon van der Stel, goewerneur van die Kaap en eerste eienaar van Groot Constantia. Hy word dikwels gesien as die Vader van wynbou in Suid-Afrika.

Map of the Great Trek (South Africa) during the 1830s and 1840s by Boers (Dutch/Afrikaans for "farmers").

Map of the Great Trek (South Africa) during the 1830s and 1840s by Boers (Dutch/Afrikaans for "farmers").

Adam Kok III - Griqua Captain - 1848-The Griqua -Afrikaans -Griekwa, sometimes incorrectly called Korana) are a subgroup of South Africa's heterogeneous and multiracial Coloured people. However, they have a unique origin in the early history of the Cape Colony.  Similar to another Afrikaans-speaking group at the time, the Trekboers, they originally populated the frontiers of the infant Cape Colony, their semi-nomadic society mobilized into commandos of mounted gunmen. Also like the Boers…

Adam Kok III - Griqua Captain - 1848-The Griqua -Afrikaans -Griekwa, sometimes incorrectly called Korana) are a subgroup of South Africa's heterogeneous and multiracial Coloured people. However, they have a unique origin in the early history of the Cape Colony. Similar to another Afrikaans-speaking group at the time, the Trekboers, they originally populated the frontiers of the infant Cape Colony, their semi-nomadic society mobilized into commandos of mounted gunmen. Also like the Boers…

Die verhaal van Wolraad Woltemade is waarskeinlik ook die verhaal van ons land se eerste heldedaad.  Hierdie gebeurtenis het plaasgevind 120 jaar na die stigting van die verversingstasie aan die Kaap. Die Kaap wat toe reeds bekend gestaan het as "Die Kaap van Storms" ... De Jonge Thomas, 'n Oos-Indiese skip, het op Sondag, 30 Mei 1773 in 'n hewige storm beland in Tafelbaai. Vir 'n dag en 'n nag het die storm in woede toegeneem, sodat die ankertoue later een vir een gebreek het.

Die verhaal van Wolraad Woltemade is waarskeinlik ook die verhaal van ons land se eerste heldedaad. Hierdie gebeurtenis het plaasgevind 120 jaar na die stigting van die verversingstasie aan die Kaap. Die Kaap wat toe reeds bekend gestaan het as "Die Kaap van Storms" ... De Jonge Thomas, 'n Oos-Indiese skip, het op Sondag, 30 Mei 1773 in 'n hewige storm beland in Tafelbaai. Vir 'n dag en 'n nag het die storm in woede toegeneem, sodat die ankertoue later een vir een gebreek het.

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