Free State

South Africa – South African Cities – Bethlehem

Bethlehem is situated in the eastern Free State Province of South Africa and is a significant farming and commercial centre as well as being at the northern end of the mountain route. It is a tourist center for Golden Gate National Park as well as for the Drakensberg.  Bethlehem is […]

South Africa Touring – South African Cities – Welkom

Welkom is the second largest city in the Free State Province of South Africa and the youngest city in South Africa. It was founded in 1947 and grew at an immense pace on account of the enormous development of the neighboring gold mines.  The Afrikaans word Welkom means welcome and […]

South Africa Travel – South African Country Towns – Parys

Parys – a town situated in the crater basin of the Vredefort Dome on the Banks of the Vaal River in the Free State province of South Africa was established in 1881. It was given its name by the surveyor named Schilbach who had taken part in the siege of […]