Feature: Old Trading Post Coffee Shop and Deli

Continuing with our features of establishments around Magaliesburg, today we highlight the Old Trading Post Coffee Shop and Deli run by Martie van Wyk and her family. It’s no secret that Magaliesburg is the top weekend getaway from the stresses of city life in Johannesburg and Pretoria and is merely an hour’s drive from each metropole. It’s not just any old drive, it’s a super scenic relaxing drive through the Cradle of Humankind and the …

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Directions to Magaliesburg From Johannesburg South / Vaal Triangle

1. Head North along the N1 (Western Bypass) 2. Exit from N1 at 14th Avenue / Hendrik Potgieter Road off-ramp. 3. Turn Left at Traffic Light. 4. Cross under highway and turn right at the 3rd traffic light (Hyperama on your left and the Hillfox Power Center further on your right.) 5. Proceed along Hendrik Potgieter Rd until you reach a traffic light at the Sasol garage / N14/R28 Krugersdorp Highway. 6. Cross over intersection …

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Directions to Magaliesburg From Johannesburg North

1. Head South along N1 (Western Bypass) 2. Exit from N1 at 14th Avenue / Hendrik Potgieter Road off-ramp 3. Turn right at the traffic light. 4. Cross under highway and turn right at the 3rd traffic light (Hyperama on your left and the Hillfox Power Center further on your right.) 5. Proceed along Hendrik Potgieter Rd until you reach a traffic light at the Sasol garage / N14/R28 Krugersdorp Highway. 6. Cross over intersection …

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Prof Phillip Tobias – Paleoscientist for Cradle of Humankind Passes Away

  Professor emeritus was best known for his work with hominid fossils and was considered an international authority on human evolution. During his life palaeo-anthropologist Phillip Tobias changed humans’ understanding of our ancient ancestry. One of his most famous palaeo-anthropological finds was “Little Foot” -four 4.17-million year-old foot bones unearthed at Sterkfontein by Dr Ron Clarke. Later more of the skeleton was unearthed making Little Foot our oldest, most complete skeleton of a direct ancestor, …

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