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Franschhoek Motor Museum – The Experience and Photographs
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Franschhoek Motor Museum – The Experience and Photographs

Family were visiting from Zululand over the weekend so we took them out to Franschhoek and on the way stopped in at the Franschhoek Motor Musuem.  To be completely honest I hadn’t even heard of the place but wow, what a collection! Located on the L’Ormarins...
Paarl’s twin obelisks – a visit to the Taal Monument
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Paarl’s twin obelisks – a visit to the Taal Monument

There is an Afrikaans icon that graces the area on the hill directly next to the ubiquitous Paarl rock above the town of the same name. It's not quite on Paarl rock, as some would have you believe, but a little to the left of it, depending on from which angle ...
Joubert House – a day in the life of what it was to live in the 1850s
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Joubert House – a day in the life of what it was to live in the 1850s

Annette Cilliers is a national treasure. Her enthusiasm and knowledge of Joubert House, a house museum and national monument that is like a flashback to what a home must have looked like on any given day in Montagu in the 1850s, is palpable. She speaks about t...
The Chavonnes Cannon Battery Museum celebrates its 295th Birthday
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The Chavonnes Cannon Battery Museum celebrates its 295th Birthday

At 3pm on Saturday 20th March 2010, the Chavonnes Cannon Battery Museum on the Waterfront’s Clock Tower Square will give Capetonians a loud, smoky and noisy taste of 18th-Century warfare by firing a two-gun salute from our muzzle-loading cannons as a slightly ...