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Maropeng – Homage to Evolution

Finally, after several million years, we had made it back to the place from where we had come – Maropeng[1]. It is here, at the official visitor centre for the “Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site” that we are taken back (way, way back) to rediscover our roots. 824 more words

Maropeng Μουσείο - «Λίκνο της Ανθρώπινης Ύπαρξης» (Cradle of Humankind)

Μαροπέγκ στη γλώσσα των ιθαγενών της Νότιας Αφρικής θα πει …”επιστροφή στον τόπο καταγωγής”!!!


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Why you should drop the fear and visit Johannesburg

For any ex-“Jo-burger” living in Melbourne, one can probably count the number of kind things said about Johannesburg on the palm of one’s hand, including comments from ex-South Africans. 1,504 more words


Monday morning at Maropeng

Cal and Sash had a full school day on Saturday.  They go to the German school, (as everyone refers to it), The Deutsche Internationale Schule in Johannesburg.   358 more words


Maropeng – 14 billion years of history, one important question

I recently visited Maropeng in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site as part of the Fair Trade Tourism 10-year Anniversary Celebrations. I had only a vague idea about what the centre was about, and have always perceived it to be a destination for kiddies. 408 more words

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In (and around) Johannesburg: The Cradle of Humankind

The Cradle of Humankind is a world heritage site 50km outside Johannesburg. About an hour from Sandton, Johannesburg.  The area is renowned as the epicentre of discovery of the human origins. 321 more words