• Kimberley's vintage trams

    Kimberley's vintage trams

    19 October 2013

    The vintage tram in Kimberley dates back to the early days of this diamond-rush town, following the discovery of diamonds in the 1860s.

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  • Bethulie, Free State

    Bethulie, Free State

    19 October 2013

    Bethulie is an historic old southern Free State town near the country’s largest stored body of water, the Gariep Dam, which feeds the Orange River.

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  • Kimberley, Northern Cape

    Kimberley, Northern Cape

    12 October 2013

    Meander through Kimberley where diamond magnates once walked and where the Big Hole stands as a reminder of what made them rich.

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  • Herbert Baker architecture

    Herbert Baker architecture

    30 September 2013

    Architecture aficionados should make time to visit some of the buildings designed by Sir Herbert Baker, one of the most influential figures in South African architecture.

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  • Wreck of the Grosvenor

    Wreck of the Grosvenor

    12 September 2013

    The coastline of South Africa has been the setting for well over 3000 shipwrecks, but few so poignant as the story of the Grosvenor.

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  • Mrs Ples

    Mrs Ples

    11 September 2013

    Discovered at the Sterkfontein Caves near Johannesburg in 1947, Mrs Ples' skull is one of the most famous and important fossil finds in the world.

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  • Little Foot

    Little Foot

    11 September 2013

    An important link to our past, Little Foot's fossil skeleton is millions of years old. It was found inside the Sterkfontein Caves, one of the most important fossil sites in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site.

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  • Steam trains at Sandstone Estates, Free State

    Steam trains at Sandstone Estates, Free State

    10 September 2013

    There’s a farm in the eastern Free State where steam trains on narrow-gauge tracks keep the culture of the old locomotive alive and running.

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