Churches in SA
English: The Dutch Reformed Church (Grotekerk) in Graaff-Reinet, Local Municipality Camdeboo , District Municipality Cacadu , Province Eastern Cape , South Africa. Built from 1885-1887. Reproduction of the Salisbury Cathedral
"THE SMALLEST ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH IN THE WORLD"
GREETINGS FROM SOUTH AFRICA! MAXMOM here... Many commuters along the Johannesburg-Durban national highway are familiar with the beautiful scenery surrounding:VAN REENEN'S PASS. Usually, however, folk are desperate to get to their destinations and prefer not to stop to admire their surrounds; choosing instead to take in the vast landscape from the comfort of their moving vehicles. But on that particular day I chose differently... Let me start this blogpost with an introductory snippet from…
Old St Mary's Anglican Church, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
The Old St Mary's Anglican Church is found in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. This heritage site (formerly called National Monuments) has recently been restored.
Darling Presbyterian Church.
The church was built by Harry Miller of Darling and consecrated on 18th October 1915. The church is still in its original state apart from the windows which were recently replaced.
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Lying well off the beaten track, the ‘deep south’ of the Drakensberg is not that well known. A beautiful spot for discovering it is Ongeluksnek Nature Reserve...
Skirmish near Klaarstroom
. 1 February 1901: A Boer commando of 40 men of Scheepers' men enter Klaarstroom followed by two more Commandos of 50 and 200 men (probably from Willowmore). They cut the telephone wires, destroyed the telegraph transmitter and raided the government store. That night they ate in the Hotel and even ordered whiskey and cigars, for which they paid. 2 February 1901: Two patrols of the Mounted Troops of Prins Albert approach Klaarstroom after they had captured three Boer scouts. They enter…