Tag: dundee

  • Talana

    As with all developing nations around the world, a major part of South Africa’s history consists of the numerous wars that were fought on the country’s soil. The majority of these wars were over territory, and they took place between both African and European peoples. The Talana Battlefield was one of the places where the Anglo-Boer war between the British and the Dutch settlers took place. ...

  • Dundee

    In the heart of KwaZulu-Natal's coalfields is the town of Dundee, historically interesting because of the proximity to the Battle of Blood River where in 1838 a force of 464 Voortrekkers defeated a Zulu regiment of 12000. Dundee is also close to the well known battle sites of Rorke's Drift and Isandhlwana, where there are monuments and a small museum to commemorate this historic ...