Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria by Nele en Jan, on 16 th December 12 noon the sun shine in the middle of this block.

Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria by Nele en Jan, on 16 th December 12 noon the sun shines in the middle of this block.

This Day in History: Sep 30, 1931: Start of "Die Voortrekkers" youth movement for Afrikaners in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

1972 i joined this movement at Anton van Wouw Laerskool Groenkloof Pretoria. This Day in History: Sep Start of "Die Voortrekkers" youth movement for Afrikaners in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

Voortrekker Monument is a monument located in the city of Pretoria, South Africa.

The Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria, South Africa: Little House on the Prairie meets colonial violence meets monumental fascist-esque architecture. Very special to the Afrikaner people

Afrikaanse Taalmonument (Afrikaans Language Monument), Paarl, South Africa by Kleinz1, via Flickr

Afrikaanse Taalmonument (Afrikaans Language Monument), Paarl, South Africa by…

Sarel Cilliers was ‘n baie bekende Voortrekker wat oorspronklik in die Paarl gewoon het. Hy is gebore op die plaas Schoongezicht in Dal Josaphat op 7.9.1801. in 1836 het Cilliers met vrou en 6 kinders by die Potgieter-trek laat aansluit. Hy was daarvan oortuig dat dit God se wil is dat hy moes trek. Cilliers word ook deur sommige as die ‘vader van die Gelofte’ beskou wat die Voortrekkers afgelê het voor die Slag van Bloedrivier wat op 16.12.1838 plaasgevind het.

Sarel Cilliers was ‘n baie bekende Voortrekker wat oorspronklik in die Paarl…

The Battle at the Blood River  The colossal monument - from bronze-covered iron - in the still plains of the Ncome valley is a very impressive, almost spooky monument. It makes the visitors relive the events of 1838 in their phantasy. On the other side of the river another monument was inaugurated in 1999 for the remembrance of the Zulus who died in the battle. This also very impressive monument throws a light on the battle from a Zulu perspective.

Blood River Heritage Site at the Ncome River in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Description of the battle at the Blood River between Voortrekkers and Zulus in With illustrations.


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