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Military History Tours          On Tour - Boer War in South Africa 27 May 2016

  

A day not without incident.

A long trip through the beautiful South African countryside where our South African guide Pieter took the time to explain the history that has brought the nation to where it is today.

A short comfort stop then a visit to the site near Motetma where in November 1900 the Battle of Rhenosterkop raged. Our Australian Military Historian John took us through the course of this conflict where Australian and New Zealand troops fought side by side for the first time. We also had a valued contribution from Pieter. We are fortunate to have retired soldiers of the Australian and South African armies able to give depth to our understanding.

Then on to Middlebank a fast food lunch, followed by a visit to the Boer War cemetery. Much work has been done here since our last visit, though sadly the newly renovated fence gate was securely locked. We had to pay our respects to those interred here by peering through the gaps.

A short drive to our hotel at Witbank (now called eMalahleni (meaning ‘place of coal’), a quality meal, and a good night’s sleep.







  
 
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Telephone: 1300 364 671 or +61 (0)2 9387 5025, Fax: +61 (0)2 4733 3951
 
On Tour - Boer War in South Africa 2016
  Our tours are successful - we are able to take late bookings – please give us a call …     

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Emirates

Military History Tours recommends flying with Emirates, the multi award winning airline which operates direct flights from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth to over 100 destinations in more than 60 countries worldwide. This extensive route network enables convenient connections to 22 destinations in Europe and 14 destinations in the Middle East via Dubai.

Military History Tours          On Tour - Boer War in South Africa 27 May 2016

  

A day not without incident.

A long trip through the beautiful South African countryside where our South African guide Pieter took the time to explain the history that has brought the nation to where it is today.

A short comfort stop then a visit to the site near Motetma where in November 1900 the Battle of Rhenosterkop raged. Our Australian Military Historian John took us through the course of this conflict where Australian and New Zealand troops fought side by side for the first time. We also had a valued contribution from Pieter. We are fortunate to have retired soldiers of the Australian and South African armies able to give depth to our understanding.

Then on to Middlebank a fast food lunch, followed by a visit to the Boer War cemetery. Much work has been done here since our last visit, though sadly the newly renovated fence gate was securely locked. We had to pay our respects to those interred here by peering through the gaps.

A short drive to our hotel at Witbank (now called eMalahleni (meaning ‘place of coal’), a quality meal, and a good night’s sleep.







  
 
© Military History Tours ABN 90 606 423 296
PO Box 294, GOULBURN NSW 2580, AUSTRALIA
Telephone: 1300 364 671 or +61 (0)2 9387 5025, Fax: +61 (0)2 4733 3951