The Voortrekker Monument is located just south of Pretoria in South Africa. This massive granite structure is prominently located on a hilltop, and was raised to commemorate the Voortrekkers who left the Cape Colony between 1835 and
Pretoria is famous for its lovely jacaranda trees. Students used to say that as soon as the jacaranda starts to blossom it is time to buckle down and study :-) . There are also jacarandas in Pietermaritzburg and in Durban .