Statues de Nelson Mandela

Il existe de nombreuses statues à travers le monde, rendant hommage à Nelson Mandela. En voici cinq en afrique du sud. LIGNE DE VOTE, PORT ELIZABETHUne série de figurines métalliques représentant toutes les communautés en l’Afrique du Sud et ayant voté le 27 avril 1994, les premières élections démocratiques libres d’Afrique du Sud, fait l’objet…

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Shipwrecks of the Cape

Famous shipwrecks of the cape It is said that the first name given by the European sailors to what we now refer to as Cape Town or the Cape Peninsula, was ‘The Cape of Storms’.  With good reason, as the winter storms are more accurately ‘tempests’. It was also described, by Sir Francis Drake as…

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Elim

  On a recent trip through the Overberg, I took a detour to the little town of Elim. With a population of just under 2500, Elim is the oldest settlement in the district, and is very close to the southernmost tip of Africa, not far from the larger towns of Napier and Bredasdorp. After negotiating…

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