Indians arrived in South Africa as indentured labourers in 1860. This Hub celebrates 150 years of their contribution to South African culture.
A tour of South Africa illustrated by cigarette cards. These cards are very pretty with coloured drawings by South African artist Charles Ernest Peers
Pertoria's wonder tree is more than 1000 years old and is rich in history.
Information about the world's tallest and most dangerous mammals; Africa's smallest carnivore; the world's biggest nest builder and Africa's heaviest bird
Explanations of the 8 National Symbols of South Africa, soon to be the host of the 2010 Fifa Soccer World Cup.
Strand Street in Cape Town runs from the Castle of Good Hope on the Grand Parade to the foot of Signal Hill. On the way it passes many historical and interesting places, including what used to be called Boeren Plein (Farmers' Square) or Hottentot Plein and is now called Riebeeck Square, and, a...
Melrose House in Pretoria is a historic home preserved almost exactly as its builder and first owner left it. A place of fascination and historic drama.
Johannesburg and Pretoria are well known for their beautiful blooming Jacaranda Trees.
Planning a visit to South Africa? Check out this Hub for tips and places recommended by a local.
Rare sightings of the Burchell's Coucal are always exciting and we have been privileged to see some in the past few days.