The Afrikaans language monument, Paarl, South Africa.

The Afrikaans language monument, Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa, opened on 10 October 1975 to commemorate the semi-centenary of Afrikaans being declared an official language of South Africa separate from Dutch.

A view from the old Du Toit's Kloof pass of the old Du Toit's Kloof tunnel near Paarl, South Africa.

A view from the old Du Toit's Kloof pass of the old Du Toit's Kloof tunnel near Paarl, South Africa.

A view from the top of Du Toits Kloof pass, near Paarl, South Africa.

My hometown, Paarl, taken from Du Toits Kloof mountain pass overlooking the valley

Huge rock cliffs at the bottom of the old Du Toit's Kloof pass, near Paarl, South Africa.

Huge rock cliffs at the bottom of the old Du Toit's Kloof pass, near Paarl, South Africa.

Strooidak Church, Paarl, South Africa (United Dutch Reformed Church)

Strooidak Church, Paarl, South Africa ( Dutch Reformed Church) - such an important beacon in the towns history. The cemetery around the church tells its own story - including the fig tree which stems from a tree in the Garden of Gethsemane in Jerusalem.

A view in the middle of the Du Toit's Kloof pass of Paarl, South Africa.

A view in the middle of the Du Toit's Kloof pass of Paarl, South Africa.


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