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Herodotus: The man who inspired the writing of this article. Photo: Wikipedia

Phoenicians in Ancient Langebaan

30th Jan 2017 at 10:13 am 0 comments

By Werner Strydom Phoenicians in Langebaan? According to the ancient Greek historian Herodotus this may well have been the case. Should evidence be found it would confirm that mariners of an ancient Middle Eastern civilization explored Southern Africa 2100 years before the Portuguese. Who were the Phoenicians? The Phoenicians wereRead More

Werner Strydom on the rocks in front of Castella Amare. Photos: Melkbos.net

Ancient Melkbosstrand Exposed

18th Jan 2017 at 9:13 am 1 comment

“Every place is special but Melkbosstrand is unique,” says geologist Werner Strydom. He points towards the scarred and pitted rocks in front of the Castella Amare Restaurant in Melkbosstrand. It is low water and the exposed rocks in front of the popular eatery provide us with a window into aRead More

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