The fort on top of Kommandonek


BRTISH FORTS ON KOSMOS MOUNTAIN AND KOMMANDONEK In June 1901 the Lincolnshires built blockhouses, five in all, on Kalkheuvel guarding the entrance to the route through to the Moot, followed by another one at ‘Orange Grove’ (019) on the hill overlooking the farm Klipfontein guarding the exit into the Moot. Much time and effort at

The fort on top of Kommandonek2018-04-08T08:59:20+02:00

The cross on top of the koppie


Saartjiesneck lies in the Witwatersberg range, south of the dam and is the main gateway to the Hartebeespoortdam area. This mountain range is a smaller resemblance to the Magaliesberg, with the same general rock formations. The name “Saartjiesneck” could have one of several origins. One explanation is that it is an Afrikaans distortion of  “Seargent’s

The cross on top of the koppie2018-04-08T08:42:01+02:00

The Magaliesberg


Magaliesberg (historically also known as the Cashan Mountains) is a mountain range extending west and north from Pretoria to just south of Pilanesberg and extending for some 50 km east of Pretoria where it peters out just south of Bronkhorstspruit. The highest point of the Magaliesberg is reached at Nooitgedacht (1 852 metres) 25.8583°S 27.530°E.

The Magaliesberg2018-04-08T09:13:31+02:00