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By Bobbi Gerber
06 Dec 2017
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In the close proximity of Gravelotte, just off the R71, is the turn-off to Leydsdorp. (The R71 is a provincial route in South Africa that connects Polokwane with the Kruger National Park via Tzaneen and Phalaborwa.)
 
Although the...

By Marinda Thomas
30 Mar 2017
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Tsonga Kraal Museum:
 
The Tsonga Kraal Museum is another attraction within the boundaries of the Hans Merensky Nature reserve that is interesting to visit.
 
This museum represents the building styles and cultural...

By Claudia Thomas
14 Aug 2015
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The decision to form a town at Tzaneen was taken in 1918 and the town was established the following year.  It was only in 1924, however, that it was proclaimed a town.
 
Tzaneen owes much to the discovery of minerals to the east -- it...

By Claudia Thomas
24 Jul 2015
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Your adventure begins as you get into your car. From Polokwane, The R71 is the start of your journey to the heartbeat of Limpopo, Tzaneen.

Feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme, meandering via the beautiful mystic mountain pass of Magoebaskloof...

By Claudia Thomas
20 Jul 2015
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Situated on the banks of the Tzaneen Dam previously known as Fanie Botha Dam located on the Letaba River, just outside the town of Tzaneen.  
The Tzaneen Dam is a beautiful dam stocked with Florida strain Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass,...

By Claudia Thomas
20 Jul 2015
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Bordering the Wolkberg Wilderness, this incredibly scenic mountain reserve features crystal clear rivers, countless butterflies, waterfalls and lovely pools. Swarms of colourful butterflies, intricate spider webs and awesome bird life make it a...

By Claudia Thomas
20 Jul 2015
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The Debegeni (or Debengeni) Falls lie at the foot of the Magoebaskloof, on the R71 route to Tzaneen. This beautiful waterfall is a favourite destination for locals seeking cool water and mist cooled air in the heat of summer.

Debengeni...

By Claudia Thomas
20 Jul 2015
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Where is the King’s Head?

 

Magoebaskloof gets its name from King Mamphoku Makgoba, the king of the small Tlou tribe that rebelled against the government in 1894. Literally it means ‘Makgoba’s Valley’.  

 

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By Claudia Thomas
20 Jul 2015
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Many legends are told about the origins of Queen Modjadji.
According to one of the most acceptable versions, an old Karanga chief from Monomotapa named Mugodo was warned by his ancestral spirits of a plot by his sons to overthrow him. He...

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By Claudia Thomas
09 Jul 2015
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The Limpopo Province was named after the Limpopo River flowing across the Northern Province landscape. The name originated from the language, Sepedi, which means ‘strong gushing waterfalls’ and is also the language spoken by a third of the people...

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By Claudia Thomas
09 Jul 2015
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When was the last time you did something for the first time? In Tzaneen you will experience nothing but FRESH, FUN FILLED ADVENTURES!
Eat local, spend local, enjoy local and follow the trend!
Many people will agree...

By Amy Leo
15 Jun 2015
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If you've grown up in the valley as I have, there are certain things that never leave you.  Like the delicate scent of citrus blossoms, that crisp sound as you peel your naartjie, the hum of the bees as they toil away throughout summer.  You...

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