Stumbled upon this monument when I visited the Camdeboo National Park. I was surprised to see one of the Voortrekker monuments in the Karoo. Very few of them survive. The monument is in a good condition, but the area around it is very sandy and...更多
Visited this monument by chance upon leaving the Camdeboo National Park. I didn't understand why it was put on this place and I didn't really understand the text, but it made me wonder what it had been like to travel in a prarie-wagon. The main...更多
I was being driven through the Camdeboo Nature Reserve looking out for a number of types of deer/antelope, when we came upon the statue and was told the story of who he was and also why it had been moved. It was a very impressive...更多
I have been to the area many, many times. Never being able to find this monument. By accident, inside the National Park I came across it. And of course I had to have a photo taken with myself standing next to Uncle Andries, being proud...更多
The statue is now safely behind the fences of the Camdeboo National Park, where it has been placed on a raised knoll, with the Boer leader facing north... looking out along the route that the trekboers took. Artistically, I don't think much of this statue;...更多
This monument is situated just inside Camdeboo Nature Reserve - it was moved here for safe keeping. I am not a great monument enthusiast, but this is a particularly attractive statue with An dries in his top hat gazing into the hinterland.