Photos of Africa: Blog

Sep 11, 2008

Northern Cape_De Aar



De Aar the third largest town in the Northern Cape is centrally located on the main railway line between Johannesburg and Cape Town and Namibie . The junction was the second most important railway junction in South Africa. The name De Aar refers to the underground water supply coming from 68 boreholes in the surrounding area of the town. We visit the House of Olive Sshreiner a famous author and feminist. Birding the Lesser Kestrel visit South Africa during summer having flown in from Europe and central Asia A well established Paragliding School not only offers a thrilling birds eye view of the Karoo landscape but hosts regular events attracting local and international paragliders

De Aar Guest House 053 631 4079

De Lange Guest House 053 631 4368