0 Likes

Strijdom Square
Pretoria

Strijdom Square, once home to the bust (head and shoulders) statue of former prime minister J. G. Strijdom, a staunch supporter of white rule in the 1950s.

Ironically, the statue came tumbling down on May 31, 2001, exactly 40 years after South Africa was declared a republic.

Copyright: John gore
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 5000x2500
送信日: 06/01/2009
更新日: 03/07/2014
見られた回数:

...


Tags: strijdom square; jg strijdom; pretoria; south africa; statue
comments powered by Disqus

John Gore
Sammy Marks Square
John Gore
State Theatre parking entrance
John Gore
Church Square
John Gore
Birds at Church Square
John Gore
Statue of Paul Kruger in Church Square
John Gore
Church Square Park
John Gore
Church Square elevated
John Gore
Ou Raadsaal
John Gore
Ou Raadsaal elevated
John Gore
Transvaal Museum front garden
John Gore
Burgers Park
John Gore
Transvaal Museum Mammal Hall
bibouroku tabito
Mitama-Maturi,Shizuoka Gokoku Shrine 3
Waldemar Finster
Pałac w Mosznej 3
Artem Ryazanov
Southern Shelf, Borderlands 2
Martin Broomfield
Dead Vlei, Namibia
Carsten Lissack
Cranger Kirmes - Kugelpanorama aus der Gondel des Riesenrads
Alexander Otte
Verzasca Dam
John Ivy
Space and Rocket Center, Rocket Alley, Huntsville, Alabama, USA
Veros Plakiotis
021 Serifos Chora Village Narrow Streets
Martin Broomfield
Welcome to Solitaire, Namibia
Vil Muhametshin
Aerial view over the Dome Cathedral in Old Riga, Latvia
Carsten T. Rees
Ronchamp, Chapelle Notre Dame du Haut by Le Corbusier, View from the South-East
Nimbus Photographics Seattle
Trek World 2015 - Electra Bikes
John Gore
Death Valley after Bush Fires near Kuruman
John Gore
Img 3785b Panorama Flat Copy
John Gore
Dikbaardskolk Picnic Site
John Gore
Auchterlonie Picnic Site
John Gore
National Cultural History Museum entrance
John Gore
Aerial 360 of UKZN Pietermaritzburg Main Campus
John Gore
The Amphitheatre in the Drakensberg Mountain Range
John Gore
Img 4810 Panorama Flat Copy
John Gore
Foyer of the Cape Town Convention Centre
John Gore
Stairs at the Union Buildings
John Gore
Maropeng conference centre
John Gore
Natures Valley beach on the Garden Route
More About Africa

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.