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Yes, that is me, standing next to the Covenant wagon at the site of the Battle of Blood River. Like I have said, I tour any Natal battlefield you can think of, (that is not further than a day’s ride, … Continue reading
Our Southern Hemisphere winter is just sort of expiring, and the weather has been sort of psychotic up to now, to put it mildly. Howling gales, scorching berg winds one day, with a sudden drop in temperature late afternoon, which … Continue reading
We have all had that moment when that first negative review appears on whatever booking site you and your establishment may find itself. We at History’s Walk B&B were negatively reviewed in 2009 by an American visitor and his girlfriend, … Continue reading
My reading list (so far…..) 1. Boer Wars 1815-1902 Farwell, Byron, The Great Boer War, , MacKays of Chatham, Chatham, Kent, Wordsworth 1999 Edition Crisp, Robert, The Outlanders: The story of the men who made Johannesburg, Mayflower Books Ltd., 1074, … Continue reading
Well, it had to come. We were dumbstruck by a collossal increase in the fuel price of over 60 cents per litre last week. This now means that I have to fork out almost a thousand bucks to fill up … Continue reading
Well, we got our letter out in the Weg magazine, and tonight we have a full house…! All Dinner, Bed and Breakfast clients. The sun is slowly melting into a palette of reds and yellows, patiently retiring over what will soon … Continue reading
What is a B&B…? It stands for Bed and Breakfast, by the way. Its when a private individual, like me, makes part of his house available for paying guests. These guests then share a few rooms and other facilities, like … Continue reading
At History’s Walk we can definitely arrange a full day of touring for you. I am a registered Kwazulu – Natal provincial guide who does battlefield tours to all major sites of the three wars that were fought in this province. I … Continue reading
Yep, that is it. The battlefields. We have about 68 of them around the eclectic little town of Dundee, nestled among the Biggarsberg mountains of Northern KZN. This particular winter of 2011 is rather nippy, with the chance of snow in … Continue reading