Situated in the wide open spaces of the grasslands region of the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa, the little town of Badplaas is most likely best known for its hot springs which bubble up from underground at the foot of a range of hills known as Ndlumudlumu, meaning "Place of Much Thunder" in Swazi.
The town of Barberton was established in 1884 during the gold rush when Fred and Henry Barber, along with their cousin Graham, discovered gold in this area. Not having any champagne on hand, David Wilson, the Gold Commissioner, named and christened Barberton with a bottle of gin. Barberton’s flourishing life was short lived, as gold prospectors flooded the little town, and ...
Situated in the beautiful De Kaap Valley, Barberton is renowned for its scenic surroundings and rich gold mining history. Brightening the already remarkable landscape is the famous crimson hue of the Barberton Daisy. There is little doubt that tourists will find themselves enthralled by the splendor of this historic city.