The Free State should be on the top of your list of places to go and visit and I will offer you 10 main reasons why.
If you need some calm in your life, it is a little retreat from the city chaos. But tranquility is not all that it offers.
As the Free State has an amazing rollercoaster of activities that some you might even have on your bucket list!
The province also has a rich history; Bloemfontein is where the NP, ANC and Cope were founded. And visit the Anglo-Boer War Museum for the history on the bloodshed of the Anglo Boer and Basotho Wars.
The Art scene in the Free State is also one to behold with its many artists and art studios, well known SA artist Frans Claerhout lived in Clarens and you’ll find some of his art work in the galleries.
If you are not the artsy type then maybe camping will appeal to you. Choose to set up camp near rivers, dams or mountain areas with your friends or family, also meet other campers.
The small quaint town of Clarens, found on the Eastern part of the Free State, despite its country demeanor there is a lot to do in the mountainous village.
Such as enjoy a time of adventure with the many activities that the town is best known for of horse riding in Schaapplaats Farm, water sports of river rafting on the Ash Riveror how about you try your hand at trout fishing.
City sleeker’s can come and experience the culture of living on a farmat one of the many homes in the area, which some have been converted into Bed and Breakfasts and visit the Basotho Cultural Village to experience the Basotho lifestyle.
Have free time to explore your interests of photography as the Free States landscape of the Maloti Mountains or Rooiberge are great subjects, also go explore on a game drive.
Archeology – Go on a fossil find safari and discover about people who lived during the Iron Age period.