Archive | October, 2013

OCTOBER 2013 OUTING:

THE WEST COAST REVISITED: FROM RUINS TO WORKING FARMS DATE:           Saturday, 26 Oct 2013 TIME:            10h00 MEET AT:      Mud River Manor, Grotto Bay Directions:  take the R27 (West Coast Road) to Grotto Drive, which is the access road to Grotto Bay.  Turn towards the sea and continue to Sea Eagle Drive.  Wait there and we’ll […]

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OCTOBER 2013 TALK

TOPIC:           GOOD NEWS FOR GANZEKRAAL, WEST COAST! SPEAKER:     Annelise Krüger-Liptrot DATE:            Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 TIME:              20h00 VENUE:          The Athenaeum Boundary Terraces, Newlands – at the intersection of  Campground & Mariendahl Roads. Ganzekraal is a farm dating to the early 18th century.  It was a key farm in the Groene Kloof (as the area north […]

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Report on the farm Avontuur, also known as Grasberg, Onder-Bokkeveld: Nigel Amschwand

Report on the farm Avontuur, also known as Grasberg, Onder-Bokkeveld: Nigel Amschwand

    The farm Avontuur, also known as Grasberg, Onder-Bokkeveld. When Maureen Archer interviewed Johannes Paulus Kotze during the VASSA survey of Klipperivier/Willemsrivier, he mentioned other vierkantplaase including the farm Grasberg (Avontuur). The farm Avontuur, also known as Grasberg, Onder-Bokkeveld, is sandwiched between Klipperivier/Willemsrivier and Bokkefontein to the north. Distinguished mainly for the beautiful two-storey flat-roofed […]

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