South African History.

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Cape Town. South Africa

Cape Town. South Africa

General Delarey's children

General Delarey's children

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Dutch trekboers (wandering farmers) arrived in South Africa in the 1600s.

Dutch trekboers (wandering farmers) arrived in South Africa in the 1600s.

The sea legends of shipwrecks, their sunken 'treasures' and subsequent castaways off the coastline of South Africa are the stuff of many published works.

The sea legends of shipwrecks, their sunken 'treasures' and subsequent castaways off the coastline of South Africa are the stuff of many published works.

Excerpt from 'Raiders of the lost Empire' by Dan Roodt

Excerpt from 'Raiders of the lost Empire' by Dan Roodt

Excerpt from 'Raiders of the lost Empire' by Dan Roodt

Excerpt from 'Raiders of the lost Empire' by Dan Roodt

voortrekkers

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Voortrekkers: The victories at Vegkop and Mosega had a galvanizing effect on the Boers wavering in the Cape. Soon, thousands (eventually 12,000) had packed their wagons and were trekking north. The victories also had the effect of not only to populate vacant land but of forming their own state and subjugating any of the current inhabitants.

Voortrekkers: The victories at Vegkop and Mosega had a galvanizing effect on the Boers wavering in the Cape. Soon, thousands (eventually 12,000) had packed their wagons and were trekking north. The victories also had the effect of not only to populate vacant land but of forming their own state and subjugating any of the current inhabitants.

Louis Botha, Commander-in-chief of the Transvaal Boers, fighting with impressive capability at Colenso and Spion kop.  After the fall of Pretoria, he led a concerted guerrilla campaign  against the British.

Louis Botha, Commander-in-chief of the Transvaal Boers, fighting with impressive capability at Colenso and Spion kop. After the fall of Pretoria, he led a concerted guerrilla campaign against the British.

Cape wagons

Cape wagons

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☆ Beautiful Sutherland Falls, New Zealand ☆

☆ Beautiful Sutherland Falls, New Zealand ☆

Alderney Puffins!!!

Alderney Puffins!!!

Seine Bight, a Garifuna village on the southern coast.

Seine Bight, a Garifuna village on the southern coast.

Misty Huts - Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa

Misty Huts - Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa

Trakai - Lithuania

Trakai - Lithuania

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