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Drakensberg I: Giant's Castle

From our quick stop in Durban, we drove towards the Drakensberg in the early for morning. We spent the day in Giant’s Castle National Park (just about two hours by car from Durban). 226 more words


John Turtle: a Life Well Lived

The following tribute was published on May 21st 2016 on The Bushmen website, online home of the Bushmen, the club for current and former members of the BBC World Service: 923 more words

John Turtle

Kalahari legend

Discovered in 1986 by a bug collector working at the National Museum of Namibia, Dragon’s Breath Cave is so called because of the humid air that emerges from it. 482 more words

Odds & Ends

The Tales that Rock Arts Tell

Chamavara Cave,

Masvingo, Zimbabwe

May 30, 2016

The San are the indigenous peoples of southern Africa. They were hunter-gatherers who had territories that span present-day Botswana, Namibia, Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and South Africa. 809 more words


Ideas that add up #222

When I was a child I watched my father make arrows. When I make one I always think: this is how my father brought us food. 257 more words

Good Life

The History of Our Land

Introduction into the History of the Cape

Long before the Christian era, many communities had resided within the Western Cape and Cape Town. They survived  by hunting, fishing and gathering edible plants and roots. 145 more words

Cape Town

When Bushmen Race Aerial Robots to Protect Wildlife

The San people are bushmen who span multiple countries in Southern Africa. “For millennia, they have lived as hunter-gatherers in the Kalahari desert relying on an intimate knowledge of the environment.” Thus begins… 602 more words