Bloemendal Self-catering Guest Cottage Riebeek Kasteel
Bloemendal Self-catering Cottage Accommodation in Riebeek Kasteel - an hour's drive from Cape Town in the Riebeek Valley Western Cape South Africa Bloemendal Riebeek Kasteel Self-catering Accommodation Bloemendal self-catering accommodation is situated in a quiet part of the quaint village of Riebeek Kasteel, about an hour's drive from Cape Town. The tastefully decorated home is a tranquil haven…
Snyderskloof Karoo Cottage, Matjiesfontein, Western Cape on Budget-Getaways
Snyderskloof Karoo Cottage accommodation near Matjiesfontein, Western Cape. Just in from a happy visitor to this diamond in the Karoo dust: “Everything was perfect. If you just want to get away from the city, Snyderskloof’s got it all.
Home in Karatara, South Africa; there are about 50 similar homes here which were once laborers' houses on a large farm. It's a ghost town w/about 200 residents. People sit on their front porches and watch the world go by in this super-quiet village. Photo by Heather Bisson
A SOUTH AFRICAN FARM in the 1950's
A SOUTH AFRICAN FARM in the 1950's. My paternal grandfather Henry Uys Schickerling , who I am named after ,was born December 7 1888 on the farm "Bergfontein," "Ruigtepoort" or " Botany Grove" in the district of Fauresmith in the Orange Free State. They were a wealthy farmers and had several farms between Fauresmith and Edenburg . Fauresmith OFS had the railroad running right through the town's main road. As a boy of 11 young Henry was interned with his mother and other siblings in the Orange…