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Munitions

Fort Klapperkop was the third fort erected before the outbreak of the Anglo-Boer War (1899–1902) to protect Pretoria. It has been restored with historical accuracy and arranged as a museum, with permanent exhibitions of Anglo-Boer War objects and furniture. The fort has the following rooms: Ammunitie, Hospitaal, Keuken, Machine, Telegraaf, Stal and Manschappen.

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Run-down

Hollis Brown He lived on the outside of town With his wife and five children And his cabin fallin’ down… Ballad of Hollis Brown – Bob Dylan

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Ruin

Ruin – the parts of a building that remain after the rest has fallen down or been destroyed.

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Classic

Alfa Romeo Automobiles is an Italian car manufacturer, founded as A.L.F.A. (“Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili”, “Lombardy Automobile Factory Corporation”) on 24 June 1910, in Milan. The brand is known for sporty vehicles and has been involved in car racing since 1911.

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Curves

One of the best known landmarks in Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route is the Beacon Isle Hotel. Beacon Island is at the mouth of the Piesang River and has a history that goes back to 1771. In that year the first navigational beacon was erected on the island. The original was a square block…

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Vintage

Pretoria Old Motors Club was established in 1966. The first POMC – CARS in the PARK was held in 1980 at the POMC Club grounds in Keuning Street Silverton. Nine cars of POMC club members were displayed. From 1982, other clubs were also invited to display their vehicles. By 2005 more than 80 clubs displayed…

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Magnum PI

The Ferrari 308 GTB Berlinetta and Targa topped 308 GTS are V8 mid-engined, 2-seater sports cars manufactured by the Italian company Ferrari from 1975 to 1985.

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Pigpens

Pigs are amenable to many different styles of farming. Intensive commercial units, commercial free range enterprises, extensive farming – being allowed to wander around a village, town or city, or tethered in a simple shelter or kept in a pen outside the owners house.

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Icon

The Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray is the second generation of the Chevrolet Corvette sports car, produced by the Chevrolet division of General Motors for the 1963 to 1967 model years.

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Across

The Beacon Island Resort at Plettenberg Bay, based along the picturesque Garden Route, is one of the most sought-after holiday destinations in South Africa. Built on a rocky promontory jutting into the warm Indian Ocean, Beacon Island’s idyllic beachfront setting remains unsurpassed.

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