It means 'wet rump', and given by thirsty Khoikhoi hunters who found water when they noticed that one of their... read more
The building was erected in about 1914 to accommodate the premises of EP Grant, a general merchant. It was declared a... read more
River rising in the Koue Bokkeveld Mountains, (meaning Cold Buck Shrubland mountain range) and flowing north west to... read more
Early name for the present Venterstad district, Eastern Cape. It was laid out in 1875 and attained municipal status in... read more
Witzenberg is nestled in the Cape Winelands District on Route 62, consisting of : Ceres; Tulbagh; Wolseley; Op-die-Berg... read more
Bartholomew Dias and his crew landed with his men on 3rd of February 1488, but Mossel Bay's history can be traced... read more
Cape Agulhas is some 32km south of Bredarsdorp. The name is Portuguese for 'needle' and is said to have been... read more
Hills on the border with Namibia and Botswana, some 10km north of Nxainxai. The name is said to be Khoikhoi or San for... read more
Railway siding 16km west of Greytown, on the route to Kranskop. It was named in honour of Wilhelm Ahrens, principal... read more