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Snow in Africa

Snow in Africa. Frugal snows usually fall on the Hex River, Boland, Cederberg and Matroosberg Mountain Ranges. However, this year of 2020 has seen snow falling to below 2000m on these ranges which is unusual and has amounted to a remarkably cold winter country wide. In contrast are the budding…
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July 21, 2020
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The bridge over the Doring river

The bridge over the Doring river. A remarkable historical structure, built in Britain, transported first to Cape Town by boat then by ox wagon to Trawal and erected during the South African War circa 1902, spanning the space between the Farm Oskop and Brand se Berg. British troops, unable to…
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July 21, 2020
KlawerSurroundings

Olde-Worlde charm

Olde-Worlde charm Klawer and Trawal are two small towns situated between the eastern Mtzikama Mountains and western Olifant’s River. After good winter rains, the fields abound with clover (Klawer), from whence the name of Klawer is derived. The settlement developed around the railway station which travels from Trawal northwards to…
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July 21, 2020