Graaff-Reinet Tourist Attractions History

Graaff-Reinet Information

Graaff-Reinet is the oldest town in the Eastern Cape and the fourth oldest in South Africa. During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries Dutch Burghers began to leave the Cape area. These Burghers became known as Trek Boers and were noted for their hardy, independent characters, disdain for authority and dislike of taxes.

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Graaffrikaans Tourist Attractions
Graaffrikaans Graaff-Reinet Tourist Attractions History
Visitors to our little dorp always ask me what the predominant language is, but here in Graaff-Reinet we have an efficient way of mixing our languages to give expression to emotion and sommer just because it sounds lekker.
Graaffrikaans Graaff-Reinet Tourist Attractions History in Graaff-Reinet
Robert Sobukwe 1924 - 1978 Tourist Attractions
Robert Sobukwe 1924 - 1978 Graaff-Reinet Tourist Attractions History
M R Sobukwe, founder of the Pan African Congress was one of the towering pillars of black nationalism in South Africa. A gentle, humble, deeply religious man with a brilliant intellect, he could be described as one of the main sources of...
Robert Sobukwe 1924 - 1978 Graaff-Reinet Tourist Attractions History in Graaff-Reinet
The Story of Withond Tourist Attractions
The Story of Withond Graaff-Reinet Tourist Attractions History
Graaff-Reinet grapes have a high sugar content and are thus ideal for the making of brandy. During the Great Depression and illicit trade in illegal distillation grew up in the town. Withond is still made at Reinet House for tourism purposes where...
The Story of Withond Graaff-Reinet Tourist Attractions History in Graaff-Reinet
Die stook van Withond Tourist Attractions
Die stook van Withond Graaff-Reinet Tourist Attractions History
Oor die stook van withond (brandewyn) op Graaff-Reinet in vervloë dae word wyd bespiegel en geromantiseer. Oor min plaaslike aktiwiteite van weleer word soveel aannames gemaak. Dat dit ‘n betekenisvolle tydperk in die bestaan van die...
Die stook van Withond Graaff-Reinet Tourist Attractions History in Graaff-Reinet
Royal Block Masizahke Tourist Attractions
Royal Block Masizahke Graaff-Reinet Tourist Attractions History
The Royal Block was constructed during the early 20th century, quite possibly as housing for the labour force during the construction of the Van Ryneveld’s Pass Irrigation Dam in the 1920’s.
Royal Block Masizahke Graaff-Reinet Tourist Attractions History in Graaff-Reinet
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