Category:South Africa

The white sand dunes
October 8, 2018

The white sand dunes

The white sand dunes near Oilifantshoek are a place not far from Kathu. In the Africaans language, they are called Witsand Nature Reserve. What...

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African skies
September 24, 2018

Under African skies

At the end of the day when the sun drops down, the dust settles and after a short twilight transition then the African skies...

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Sishen iren ore mine
August 24, 2018

Sishen iron ore mine

Sishen iron ore mine is a mine near the town of Kathu in the Northern Cape province in South Africa. The iron ore mine opened...

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A total lunar eclipse on 2018 July, 28
August 4, 2018

A total lunar eclipse on 2018 July, 28

A great highlight for stargazing was the total lunar eclipse on 2018 July, 28. The eclipse was visible in a clear night sky from Kathu...

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The Big Hole
July 29, 2018

The Big Hole in Kimberley

Kimberley the capital of South Africa’s Northern Cape province has a deep relation to diamond mining. The Big Hole in Kimberley is the result of...

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Augrabies waterfalls
July 22, 2018

Augrabies waterfalls

The Northern Cape has a couple of interesting places to visit. One of them is indeed the Augrabies waterfalls. Unfortunately, I haven’t learned so much...

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Bushland in the Northern Cape
April 30, 2018

The Northern Cape province

The Northern Cape province is one of the nine provinces of South Africa. The province has a very low population. Hills and bushland dominate the...

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The golden hour in Kathu
April 24, 2018

Kathu the town under trees

Kathu is a small town in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. The town locates on the south edge of the Kalahari desert....

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