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Pretoria City Tour – Pretoria Church Square Stop 4 01 Sep 2015 - 31 Dec 9999
Church Square is the historic centre of the city of Pretoria, South Africa. Its most prominent feature is the statue of the Boer leader and president of the South African Republic, Paul Kruger at its centre. Statues of four anonymous Boer citizen-soldiers surround that of Kruger's on a tower level of the ninth. Several historic and architecturally significant buildings surround the square: the Palace of Justice the Old Capital
Pretoria City Tour – The Union Buildings Stop 5 01 Sep 2015 - 31 Dec 9999
The Union Buildings are situated on Meintjies Kop, Pretoria, and form the official seat of the South African government-They contain the offices of the President of South Africa. They are probably best remembered as the place where South Africa's first democratically-elected president, Nelson Mandela, was inaugurated in May 1994. We spend 20 Minutes in the famous gardens in front of the Union Buildings. They are identical to the Indian Parliament in Delhi!
Pretoria City Tour – The Voortrekker Monument Stop 1 01 Sep 2015 - 31 Dec 9999
The Afrikaner (boer) nation were (and still are) freedom loving Europeans (mainly dutch, french and germans), who fled the aristocratic liege lords, as well as the catholic oppressive systems reigning in Europe from ~1650-1800, preferring to take the risk of famine, disease and violence in the wild Cape (where ironically they kept slaves themselves, until it was banned in 1830).
Pretoria City Tour -Fort Klapperkop Stop 2 01 Sep 2015 - 31 Dec 9999
Within one generation after conquering the lands and creating republics (boer suffrage only), diamonds and gold were discovered in these free republics. This fort was one of several built by the freedom loving rebel boers (farmers), a mixture of the central European nations that had just thrown off the yoke of aristocracy (e.g. French Revolution) in their desperate fight to protect their capital city against the British Empire (Star Wars?). Interesting Artillery.
The Cradle of Humankind & Rhino / Lion Park 27 Feb 2000 - 27 Feb 2030
The universe was formed about 14-billion years ago. The Earth is about 4.6-billion years old. Life first emerged about 3.8-billion years ago. Our journey begins in South Africa, where fossils of some of the earliest known life forms on Earth have been found. An ideal opportunity for the businessman or tourist who has limited time to see some big game in a natural highveld grassland reserve.
The Cradle of Humankind & Sterkfontein Caves 27 Feb 2000 - 31 Dec 9999
The universe was formed about 14-billion years ago. The Earth is about 4.6-billion years old. Life first emerged about 3.8-billion years ago. Our journey begins in South Africa, where fossils of some of the earliest known life forms on Earth have been found.
The Elephant Sanctuary 27 Feb 2000 - 31 Dec 9999
This is an unforgettable experience with these magnificent creatures. One can touch, feed and get to know these animals. The Elephant Sanctuary is unique in that it offers visitors the incredible opportunity to walk hand-in-trunk with the elephants.