The Free State lies in the heart of South Africa with the Kingdom of Lesotho nestling in the hollow of its bean-like shape. The Free State is intensely rural and there are vast rolling prairies as far as the eye can see.
The capital city of this province is Bloemfontein which literally means “the flower fountain” and it is the sixth largest city in South Africa. It’s a true blend of past, present and future.
A striking feature of many districts in the Free State is the unspoilt vastness – rolling plains, big skies and the “rough and smooth” of the Orange River as it winds its way across the sub-continent.
Here you can experience the charm of small town mythology, mountain views, open spaces and incredible San rock paintings.
If you have time, then the Goldfields tourism route is a must-do. There are many gold mines and some are the deepest in the world. The gold fields are loyal to their history and on a visit to this area you can throw yourself back to a by-gone era, shrouded in history and extravagance.
The Maluti Mountain Range carries a history painted on the many rock faces which tell the stories of a land of plenty. Fossilized footprints give testimony to prehistoric creatures browsing along the inland lakes.
The Tranquil Land of the Windmill.
Just outside beautiful Clarens with its arty environment, there are some richly satisfying options to fascinate even the most blasé.
Experience a “Sweat Lodge” and share in the magic of ancient rituals in the Fertility Cave. The Cave is used today just as it was decades ago by spiritual healers, to renew and heal the spirit. Seemingly stuck in a time warp, the population of Hippy Valley behaves as though it’s still the 60’s.
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