Tag Archives: South African history

Campfire story: The Last Outpost

This post is part of  Kalahari  Series II – 2011. The previous post in the series is The Long Road North – Upington to Twee Rivieren and beyond. Also see Kalahari Series I – 2009. Our 2011 trip to the Kalahari was a little different to our previous trips. We found out after we had […]

Continue Reading

Witsand II: Dwellings

In following up the previous Witsand post (Witsand I: Breede River and Coastline), I was looking for information about the stone used to build the early houses in Witsand. Piet*, a friend of Willie’s whose family has had property in Witsand for generations, not only answered my question, but gave me some material to read […]

Continue Reading