Pretoria

Of-season tour of South Africa. Pretoria, South Afrika in November (end of Spring) when all the Jakaranda trees bloom, the city turns purple!

An illustration of Boers engaging British forces during the Boer War (1899-1902).

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Fabulous farm hotel! Babylonstoren Hotel, Cape Winelands, South Africa

Babylonstoren Hotel, Cape Winelands, South Africa Put this on your Bucket list .

Only in South Africa

My daughter's fav is giraffes and since we are from Indiana- home of the pothole- I had to pin this one.

Farms burning courtesy of the British scorched earth policy. Destroying the Boer's homes, starving their women and children in concentration camps in an attempt to break their resolve

Farms burning courtesy of the British scorched earth policy. Destroying the Boer's homes, starving their women and children in concentration camps in an attempt to break their resolve

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

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

Nicolaas Pieter Johannes ("Niklaas" or "Siener") Janse van Rensburg: (August 30, 1864 - March 11, 1926) was a Boer from the South African Republic who was considered by some to be a prophet of the Boere. His seemingly accurate predictions of future events were typically wrapped in a patriotic, religious format. During the Boer War he soon acquired a reputation which made him a trusted companion, if not advisor to General de la Rey and President Steyn.

Nicolaas Pieter Johannes ("Niklaas" or "Siener") Janse van Rensburg: (August

Geni - Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) IRENE Camp/Kamp

Boer women and children on arriving at the Irene concentration camp with their belongings. - Geni - Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War IRENE Camp/Kamp

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