Situated on a ten hectare estate next to the Kimberley Golf Club, the Flamingo Casino is a mere 7 kilometers from the city centre of Kimberley. With a renaissance, romantic, Victorian style similar to many of the old buildings seen in Kimberley, it almost feels as if the diamond rush has returned to this area.
The Magersfontein Battlefield situated outside the city of Kimberley is looked upon with both pride and heartache. The Magersfontein Battle was a short and furious battle, and although many lives were lost, this battle has an interesting story attached to it. A story of bravery, respect, empathy and compassion.
Kimberley is well-known as a diamond mining town. Its greatest attraction, the Big Hole, is also the site from which this town has grown. Those who are interested in the history of mining or want to find out more about mining should make a point of visiting the renowned Kimberley Big Hole and the Kimberley Mine Museum when touring South Africa.
The Northern Cape is a province that holds beauty in the form of desert landscapes and dry arid land, that is also renowned for the remarkable transformation that takes place in spring when the desert blossoms in a mass of colorful flowers. Cities scattered throughout this province stand out as oases amid the warm weather and unique animals which have adapted to this harsh expanse have many ...
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One of the most romantic and exciting periods in South African history began near the town of Kimberley in South Africa's Northern Cape Province, the scene of fascinating stories of fortunes gained and lost, of a simple barrow boy and of the son of a country vicar who both found fortune going on to become multi millionaires are legendary and have had a profound influence on South Africa ...