The Garden Route

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t Turquoise waters and coastal scenery within the Tsitsikamma reserve

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Archaeological deposits near Mossel Bay and Plettenberg Bay indicate that human habitation along the Garden Route goes back 150,000 years, but little is known about the history of these early societies. In 1488, a Portuguese naval expedition led by Bartolomeu Dias landed at Mossel Bay, becoming the first Europeans to set foot on South African soil before being chased away in a hail ...

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