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Southern Tip of Africa

The most Southern tip of the African continent is located at Cape Agulhas; the place where the Atlantic and Indian Ocean supposedly meet. Agulhas is a small town with little to do and an overload of hostels and hotels to accommodate the many tourists coming every year. 55 more words

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Stellenbosch University job ad (South Africa)

Stellenbosch University, South Africa – General Linguistics
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The Department’s teaching and research activities focus on both formal and applied linguistics, including language structure (syntax and morphology), first and second language acquisition, and several aspects of language use… 496 more words

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Remembering Clive Rice and why you never truly forget your childhood sporting heroes

It was with great sadness tinged with a palpable nostalgia that I learned of the passing of South African cricket all-rounder Clive Rice.

The sadness was understandable – Clive Rice was one of the country’s all time sporting heroes. 822 more words


Road to De Hoop

The dirt road towards the De Hoop Nature Reserve coming from Bredasdorp is in good condition. It is approximately and hours drive with nice views and the accidental farmer greeting you on the way. 24 more words

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Eland Taurotragus Oryx

The eland taurotragus oryx is one of the animals living in the De Hoop Nature Reserve. The view of the eland in a desert-like landscape with the sea in the background is quite spectacular. 19 more words

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Tidal Pools, De Hoop Nature Reserve

The De Hoop Nature Reserve coastal line is known for its spectacular tidal pools. Words fail to describe the enumeration of bays and tidal pools when walking east wards from Koppie Alleen. 51 more words

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Koppie Alleen, De Hoop Nature Reserve

De Hoop Nature Reserve is located approximately 50k from Bredasdrop or a 3 hours drive from Cape Town in the South-Eastern direction. The dirt road from Bredasdrop to the reserve is in good condition (although I did run a flat)  but can be very foggy in winter. 72 more words

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