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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

Playful Dog gets Snake ‘Toy’

Playful Dog gets Snake ‘Toy’

30th Sep 2016 at 2:12 pm 0 comments

Great snakes! Snowie the 13-year-old Husky from Langebaan had an unusual playmate recently when a Cobra slithered over for a game. According to Snowy’s owner Cherize Scheepers the Cobra was “wasn’t aggressive at all. But after a while he got really angry…” Cherize tells how the game between theRead More

Wild Flowers at their Best

Wild Flowers at their Best

30th Aug 2016 at 11:15 am 0 comments

Hurry up or you’re going to miss it! The wild flowers in the West Coast National Park are at their peak. Section ranger Carmen Gagiano advises prospective visitors to come either this week or next week. After this, the flowering season will have passed its peak. The park has beenRead More

Mystery: Threat to Mayor

Mystery: Threat to Mayor

29th Aug 2016 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

The gruesome package dumped outside the home of Saldanha Bay’s mayor Marius Koen is still shrouded in mystery. Caller can’t be traced The package was dumped on the sidewalk outside Koen’s home in Langebaan on 12 August, the day of his inauguration as mayor, and a day on which heRead More



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