Sarie Marais' Grave - Die graf van Sara Johanna Adriana Nel (nèè Maré). Sy was moontlik die inspirasie vir die liedjie. My Sarie Marais is so ver van my hart, Maar'k hoop om haar weer te sien. Sy het in die wyk van die Mooirivier gewoon, Nog voor die oorlog het begin.O bring my t'rug na die ou Transvaal, Daar waar my Sarie woon, Daar onder in die mielies by die groen doringboom, Daar woon my Sarie Marais x2.
At dawn on a dewy, autumn morning in April 1901, Captain J.E.B Seeley and 20 handpicked, well armed British soldiers surrounded a farmhouse situated on Smaldeel, in the district of Hopetown in the Orange Free State. They were trying to capture three Boer Commandos that had been spotted on the farm. The previous evening Captain…
Statue of Louis Botha, South African Prime Minister
This statue of Louis Botha is by Raffaello Romanelli and is to be found outside the South African Parliament buidling, Cape Town. Botha was the first Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa. Wikipedia entry