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The Klaserie Private Nature Reserve (KPNR) is one of the largest privately owned nature reserves in South Africa covering some 60 000 hectares and is part of the Greater Kruger National Park.. It is an entirely non-government organization involved in the full spectrum of Nature Conservation. Klaserie is a small town situated in the Limpopo province, on the R40, south of Hoedspruit. The Town's main tourist attraction is the Klaserie Nature Reserve. It is a privately owned nature reserve with a bushveld atmosphere, and forms part of the Great Kruger National Park.
The Letsitele area is rich in its cultural history and has many attractions for the tourist to observe while passing through. At Letsitele, you will cross the Letaba River which provides water to one of the largest citrus areas in our country. The town of Letsitele is named after the Letsitele River. The word ‘Letsitele’ is derived from a Northern Sotho word meaning ‘valley of the dead’, which was relevant in the days when malaria was a deadly threat in the valley.
Guns confiscated at the end of the Magoeba War in 1892 were melted into one mass and put on display.
Library Gardens, Cnr. Grobler & Schoeman Street
The monument marks the country's first gold crushing site and gold power plant in the country. 18km from the city on the R101 South to Mokopane. Take the exit marked Eersteling Monument and drive another 5km.
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Venda pottery is one of the most distinctive types of traditional South African craft art, perfect in its elegant simplicity. The eye-catching dark brown pots, decorated with red ochre and silver graphite from Venda’s Lalonde Mountains, look beautiful in every setting. Originally Venda pots served as low-tech “fridges”, as the thick clay keeps water fresh and cool. Today the pots are used mostly for decoration.
The Venda and Tsonga people are known for their rich artistic traditions, particularly in woodcarving, pottery, beading, embroidery, and textile-making. Although Venda and Tsonga art are historically utilitarian — woodcarving and pottery, for example, are used to make everyday items like utensils, storage containers, and cooking pots — many artists have built upon and enhanced their traditional skills to launch their work into the contemporary art world.
The Anglo-Boer War (also known as the Second Boer War and the South African War) was a defining event in South Africa’s tumultuous history, and also played a crucial role in global politics at the turn of the 20th century. More than 100 years later, historians and amateur war buffs from around the world still travel to South Africa to explore the history and legacy of this devastating war.