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Sep 10, 2008

Northern Cape_Merrimam




Merrimam is a Station on the main Railway line between Guateng and Cape Town just south of De Aar. In the early days Hotels were build along the Railway lines for the comfort of the passengers because their was no Dining Carts on the trains. When the train stop ay a station to refill water the passangers had time to refresh. Merrimam Hotel was one of those today it is a hunting lodge belongs to Harry Sparks