Remembering The First Post Office

Remembering The First Post Office

The original postal collection/delivery point that served this area many, many years ago, is still standing, even though it has been embraced by a huge wild fig tree, the original building can be seen through the roots. The building is on an erf in Bushman’s Creek...
The Volo

The Volo

The Volo  The Volo was a 500 ton Norwegian barque sailing ship built in Arendal, Norway in the 1880’s which was wrecked on the beach near Bushman’s River Mouth on the morning of 6th March, 1886. The home port of the Volo was Arendal and which was also the...
Dias Cross

Dias Cross

Dias Cross (Padrão de São Gregorio), Kwaaihoek Bushman’s River Mouth  The Portuguese sailors planted many padrão or stone pillars along the coast during their “ports of call” in the 14th and 15th centauries. These padrão were sandstone pillars with the cross of...