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Matjiesfontein

Matjiesfontein, Karoo, South Africa Matjiesfontein in the Karoo, is a living museum of Victorian life in the Cape around 1884 and was declared a National Monument on 12 September 1975. The story of why this little town developed in the middle of nowhere is extremely fascinating. Two things happened to kick start Matjiesfontein. Diamonds were discovered in Kimberley which prompted the then Cape Prime Minister, John Molteno, to commission a railway line to connect Cape Town’s port to the diamond fields. And then there was Jam...

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