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Afrikaans Language Monument

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On top of a massive Granite hill in Paarl in the Western Cape sits a monument dedicated to the language "Afrikaans" An imressive structure made from concrete can be seen from miles away and once there the view is spectacular.

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A: Afrikaanse Taalmonument

John Gore作, ここから110メートル

The Afrikaanse Taalmonument, also known as the Afrikaans Language Monument was opened in 1975, and is...

Afrikaanse Taalmonument

B: Afrikaans Language Monument

John Gore作, ここから130メートル

The Afrikaans Language Monument on a hiltop in Paal, was build to celebrate the Afrikaans Language, w...

Afrikaans Language Monument

C: Afrikaans Taal Monument

John Gore作, ここから220メートル

The Afrikaan Taal Monument offers a wonderful view from the shop and picnic area, situated on top of ...

Afrikaans Taal Monument

D: Fairview - Beryl Back tasting room

Ross Nortier作, 2.6kmかなた

Fairview Beryl Back wine tasting room

Fairview - Beryl Back tasting room

E: Wine Farm in Franschhoek

Lee Casalena作, 9.4kmかなた

Sunrise at a Franschhoek wine estate.

Wine Farm in Franschhoek

F: Stellenbosch Vineyard

Lee Casalena作, 10.0kmかなた

Sunrise in a vineyard near Stellenbosch, Cape Town.

Stellenbosch Vineyard

G: Oude Wellington Pub

John Gore作, 16.1kmかなた

Oude Wellington Wine and Brandy Estate is also home to this cosy pub, a great place to socialize and ...

Oude Wellington Pub

H: Delaire Graff Estate view of Hottentots-Holland Mountains

John Gore作, 17.5kmかなた

Delaire Graff Estate view of Hottentots-Holland Mountains and the Simonsberg Nature Reserve, with vin...

Delaire Graff Estate view of Hottentots-Holland Mountains

I: Fermentation Tanks

Lee Casalena作, 20.2kmかなた

A look at the fermentation tanks at Rickety Bridge Winery, in Franschhoek, South Africa.

Fermentation Tanks

J: Rickety Bridge Cellar

Lee Casalena作, 20.2kmかなた

A peak inside the cellar at Rickety Bridge Winery in Franschhoek, amongst the Cape Winelands.

Rickety Bridge Cellar

このパノラマはGreater Cape Town, Africaで撮影されました

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Welcome to Africa, AKA the motherland! Check out African Internet Radio while you're scoping the panoramas.

The earliest fossil of the homo sapiens family (human beings) was found in Ethiopia, dating back more than 200,000 years. Compared to this length of time, even the "ancient Sumerians" from 6000 B.C. are drooling toddlers.

Let's mention a few African heroes you may have heard of, for inspiration in the face of the continued economic inequality and violence which plague Africa today: Nelson Mandela, first democratically elected President of South Africa, who fought against apartheid and served 27 years in prison while advocating freedom and peace. Haile Salassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, who resisted Mussolini and the fascist Italian invasion of WWII, and who is worshipped as an incarnation of God by the Rastafari movement. Kwame Nkrumah, first Prime Minister of Ghana, advocate of uniting Africa in Pan-Africanism. Fela Kuti, inventor of Afrobeat music, who declared his home to be an independent state, ran for president of Nigeria, and to whose funeral ONE MILLION PEOPLE came to pay their respects.

In June 2001 the African Union was formed, consisting of 53 African States organized, like in the EU, around common economic and political development.

Text by Steve Smith.

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