Also called Dr. Ruth S. Mompati District, the Bophimira region of the North West Province is very rural – all farmland, maize, wheat and sunflower fields, cattle ranches and agricultural towns, small ‘one-horse’ villages, townships and private game farms. Two notable attractions in the region are the Molopo Game Reserve and the Taung Heritage Site where the famous Taung Child was discovered in 1926. The biggest town in the Bophirima Region is Vryberg, which is the centre of t...
The Taung Child is not on display, the site all but extinct, but this Word Heritage Site offers sightseeing, history and culture
A tiny border town and a mad fantastic horse race offer South Africa at its most sleepy and, for one day in Juy, its most exciting
Tucked away in the far north-west of the North West Province, Molopo borders on Kgalagadi and offers a remote safari experience