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A comprehensive site for tourist that describe all the things to see and do in Pilgrim's Rest. Pilgrim's Rest is a village situated on the magnificent Panorama Route on the eastern Escarpment region of the Mpumalanga province of South Africa. The entire village was declared a National Monument as a living memory of the early gold rush days in South Africa during the late 1800s / early 1900s.
Mission church at Botshabelo near Middelburg, Mpumalanga. Botshabelo ("place of refuge" in the Northern Sotho language) originated as a mission station established by Alexander Merensky of the Berlin Missionary Society, in February 1865 in the Transvaal Republic. Merensky had fled with a small number of parishioners following the attacks Ga-Ratau, by the soldiers of Sekhukhune (king of the baPedi.) Within a year of having established the mission station, the population had grown to 420…
When my Grandad was a kid in the Kruger National Park - Africa Geographic
A holiday in the Kruger National Park is a family tradition – my Grandad & Dad visited the Park since they were little babies, and me too
Fascinating Museums in Africa you should visit - MOMO AFRICA
For lovers of history and culture, art and music, a museum is the best place to view relics from ancient time. Museums are known places to explore the culture and heritage of a particular city or nation. Typically, museums provide an avenue for interested visitors to explore the history and the important events that have […]