Tired of the boring history facts?
Join me on a journey through old Pretoria.
How did a few ox-wagons in fountains valley expand to the capital of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republic?
Was chief Tshwane an actual person or was it the original name of the Apies River?
Why did the British never recognize the name “Zuid Afrikaansche Republiek?
Why was the 4th president of the ZAR labelled a heretic an ousted?
How long was the first Nelmapius road?
Concessions and kickbacks were the government's way to solve a problem and enrich themselves. We look at: Liquor, transport to Delagoa Bay, Dynamite, Jam, National Mint, and bricks.
Paul Kruger: Hero or villain? Leader or thug?
What went down in the civil war of the 1860’s?
What happened to the Kruger Millions and did Jan Smuts bag a few?
Why did a man receive 10 oxen for loyalty for his right hand, but had to pay a 10 pound fine for treason with his left hand?
What happened to the Dopper church’s golden clock hands?
Why did Sammy Marks need to bail out the government financially?
Winston Churchill's great escape...
Our journey starts at Melrose House, from there we walk the station, down Paul Kruger street to City hall Church square, St Albans, Staatsmodel school, Burgerspark and back to Melrose House.
The walk is about 5km
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