Category: Geography

  • how long to fly from south africa to australia

    The flight from South Africa to Australia is a long one, but it is definitely worth it! The flight time is around 14 hours, depending on which city you are departing from and which city you are arriving into. There are many things to see and do in Australia, so you will definitely want to […]

  • Colesberg

    Colesberg is surrounded by koppies (hills) and flanked by the towering Cole’s Kop. When the sun slips to the horizon, painting the sky with brilliant hues, Cole’s Kop’s former name, Toverberg or Magic Mountain, seems more appropriate. It was so-named because it can be seen from a great distance, but for the approaching traveller it […]

  • How many hours is South Africa from UK?

    South Africa is a long way from the UK, but it’s a journey that is well worth taking. The flight time from London to Johannesburg is around 11 hours, which may seem like a lot, but it’s actually not too bad when you consider the distance involved. Once you arrive in South Africa, you’ll be […]

  • how many capital cities in south africa

    South Africa is a country located at the southern tip of Africa. It is the 25th-largest country in the world by land area, and with over 56 million people, it is the world’s 24th-most populous nation. The World Bank classifies South Africa as an upper-middle-income economy, and a newly industrialised country. Its economy is the […]

  • How long does it take to fly from South Africa to Sydney?

    It takes around 14 hours to fly from South Africa to Sydney. This may seem like a long time, but it is actually a relatively short flight compared to most international flights. The flight time is shorter than many other long-haul flights, such as those to Europe or Asia. The flight time is shorter than […]

  • How much does a house in South Africa cost?

    South Africa is a country located at the southern tip of Africa. It is a beautiful country with a diverse landscape and a rich culture. The cost of living in South Africa is relatively low when compared to other countries. This makes it an attractive destination for many people. The cost of a house in […]

  • Potchefstroom

    Potchefstroom, founded in 1838 by a group of Voortrekkers led by Andries Hendrik Potgieter (1792 – 1852) It was the capital of the former Transvaal Republic and, along with neighbouring Klerksdorp, is seen as the oldest town north of the Vaal River. Its name was derived from Potgieter’s surname, ‘chef’ (the leader, referring to Potgieter) […]

  • Upington

    Upington is situated in an intensively cultivated area on the banks of the Orange River. Originally known as Kharahais, bound by the Orange River and the Kalahari desert, today Upington is the principal town and commercial, educational and social centre of the Green Kalahari. It is the centre of the Karakul sheep and dry fruit […]

  • Hiking Trails

    Click here to see a map of Mpumalanga Cycad Trail The Olifants River gorge lends itself so well to hiking that there are a number of excellent trails in this area and the new Cycad trail is one of the best. (More…) Elandsvallei Trail Nestled in the valley gorged out by the Elands River over […]

  • C Nc Calvinia

    Calvinia was originally called Hantam after the mountain range. In 1847 the settlement was founded on the banks of the Oorlogskloof River, at the foot of the Hantam Mountains on the northern most border of the Cape Colony. In 1853 after the building of the first Dutch-Reformed church, the minister insisted in changing the name […]