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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Heritage Day Photographs (Voortrekker Monument)


This posting includes some pics I snapped on Heritage Day on the grounds of the Voortrekker Monument. The monument needs no introduction... However, the last two photographs portray an unusual new structure called “QUO VADIS?” which I’m sure many readers have never heard of. I’ll be posting a follow-up article, with a video, explaining what it is.

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This is the view looking northwards from the steps of the Voortrekker Monument.  A new structure, named "QUO VADIS?" can be seen in the far distance.


The next posting will provide readers with some more information about "QUO VADIS?".

Hint: It used to stand in the lobby of Jan Smuts Airport, between the years 1971 to 1998, before it was renamed O.R. Tambo.

UPDATE: 6 OCTOBER 2013 - (Fort Schanskop)
I’ve just uploaded a few pics of Fort Schanskop, also photographed on Heritage Day 2013, and published on the Facebook Page of Tia Mysoa. I was most impressed with the beautiful Paper-barked thorn tree (Afr.: Papierbasdoring) standing on the grounds. Click here to view the album.

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UPDATE: 6 OCTOBER 2013 - (Fort Schanskop)
I’ve just uploaded a few pics of Fort Schanskop, also photographed on Heritage Day 2013, and published on the Facebook Page of Tia Mysoa. I was most impressed with the beautiful Paper-barked thorn tree (Afr.: Papierbasdoring) standing on the grounds. Click here to view the album.

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