Spring Edition

INTRODUCTION

Click on the following link for Spring 2020 edition of Berg Times. This publication is intended to keep the tourism trade aware of the latest developments in the Central and Northern Drakensberg. It is also useful for the general public.

Berg Times Spring 2020

CONTENTS

Firstly, The Drakensberg’s Raptors.

Different stories regarding a tourism destination and the use of specialist orators who have the art of telling such tales are a critical element of successful meetings and incentives. The Drakensberg has one of the most significant concentrations of birds and raptors in particular in Africa. Some 300 bird species have been identified in the Drakensberg. These are some 40% of non-marine birds in Southern Africa.

Raptors or birds of prey are large birds. These birds are renowned for there hooked beaks and pronounced talons. They survive in part by eating small animals and carrion.

SECONDLY, WHAT TO DO ON A RAINY DAY IN THE DRAKENSBERG.

Also, Spring in the Drakensberg.

Moreover, In the steps of the San – The meaning of certain elements in their rock art. This is a continuation of a series of articles regarding the theories behind certain key elements in San Rock Art.

The Cathedral Peak Community
The San were the first people to settle in the Cathedral Peak area. This occurrence could have been as far back as 3,000 years before present or BP. The rock art in this area, which bears testimony to their existence area is regarded, as being amongst the most concentrated and most detailed in the Drakensberg Mountains.

An overview of some of the conference venues in the Central and Northern Drakensberg. This is a continuation of a series of articles that introduces South Africans to the conference facilities of Central and Northern Drakensberg. This article introduces Didima Camp.

Some breathtaking Drakensberg Hikes – Mushroom Rock.

SOME KEY TIPS TO CONSIDER WHEN TAKING A WALK OR LONGER HIKE.

The Battle of Veglaer.

LASTLY, A DIRECTORY OF TOURISM SERVICES IN THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN DRAKENSBERG.

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