Category: South Africa

The continued threat of coal mining at the Mapungubwe world heritage site; Ndukuyakhe Ndlovu; The Conversation

Without a clear framework within which decisions can be made, heritage resources will forever be threatened by development.

Source: The continued threat of coal mining at the Mapungubwe world heritage site

Karoo: 10 Things to Visit and Do in Prince Albert, South Africa (And Where To Stay); Yolande Singery; SAPeople

This week The New York Times featured one of the Karoo’s (and South Africa’s) greatest secrets – Prince Albert, an 18th century village they describe as “an oasis of sorts, a dusty Afrikaans dorp, or farming village” that’s like suddenly “spying the Emerald City after a long trek on the Yellow Brick Road”. Before the rest of the world rushes to explore this hidden gem, local resident Yolande Singery has compiled a Top 10 must-do list for SAPeople travellers to ensure you get the most out of your visit.

Source: KAROO: 10 Things to Visit and Do in Prince Albert, South Africa (And Where To Stay) – SAPeople – Your Worldwide South African Community

PHOTOS Magical Mushrooms in Barberton’s World Heritage Makhonjwa Mountains, South Africa; Your Worldwide South African Community

Once upon a time… in a beautiful forest on the magical Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains… writes Sheryn Nader who took these beautiful photographs of nature’s delight in South Africa’s newest world heritage site. Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains in Mpumalanga was officially declared a World Heritage Site in July 2018, becoming South Africa’s 10th World Heritage site, and the […]

Source: PHOTOS Magical Mushrooms in Barberton’s World Heritage Makhonjwa Mountains, South Africa – SAPeople – Your Worldwide South African Community