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24 Jul

A blessed forgotten village

In 1830 two Rhenish missionaries from Germany established a remote mission station in the heart of the rugged Cederberg on the banks of the Tra-Tra river. One of these missionaries was Johan Gottlieb Leipoldt - the grandfather of famous south afribuy viagra canadacan poet Louis Leipoldt. The mission station was named Wuppertal after the Wupper River in Germany and initially ministered mainly to the local hottentot community. In 1834 when slavery was abolished in South Africa the freed slaves had a choice between serving a four year "apprenticeship" with...

19 Jul

Heuningvlei revisited

I've been extremely fortunate to have had an adventurous few months, traveling to special places. As you noticed in my previous blog, I was recently fortunate enough to be guiding in the Okavango Delta (my favourite place in the world). Next purchase viagra online ukweek I'll be in The Greater Kruger National Park and along the way I have been in The Cederberg, Francistown and The Succulent Karoo as well as up and down Table Mountain a few times. As the author of this blogspot I...