2nd October 2019


What did the Voortrekkers eat?

This is the origin of the braaivleis (translated it means grilled meat). Some ate their braaivleis with griddlecakes or bread and the Voortrekkers, that came into contact with black tribes, were introduced to the staple food of Africa - mealie meal porridge "pap".

Regarding this, when was the Great Trek in South Africa?

Great Trek, Afrikaans Groot Trek, the emigration of some 12,000 to 14,000 Boers from Cape Colony in South Africa between 1835 and the early 1840s, in rebellion against the policies of the British government and in search of fresh pasturelands.

What is the Boer War in South Africa?

The South African Boer War begins between the British Empire and the Boers of the Transvaal and Orange Free State. The Boers, also known as Afrikaners, were the descendants of the original Dutch settlers of southern Africa.

When was the Great Trek?

September 1835
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