About Aliwal North
Aliwal North in situated in the Eastern Cape and is known for its hot springs, nearby Buffelspruit Nature Reserve and the ancient San rock artwork etched into some of the area's rocks. A trip to Aliwal North gives travellers the perfect blend of nature and culture if you're looking for it. The town is dusted with beautiful old stone buildings and tree-lined streets that make for a pleasant stop on a trip in South Africa.
Hop on a camping overland trip that runs through South Africa and you may find yourself pitching a tent in one of Aliwal North's best camping spots.
Image by Overlanding Africa
Adding to the character of the town, here stands an ox wagon in Aliwal North.
Image by Gregory David Harington
Here we can see a shack made of corrugated iron by one of the locals who live within the township Dukatole.
Image by Heinz-Josef Lucking
This old post office building is made from sandstone and still proudly overlooks the streets of Aliwal North in South Africa's Eastern Cape.
Image by Gregory David
Here we have a shot of the railway line that runs from Aliwal North to Lady Grey and ends up in Barkly East: This photo is taken from the northern tunnel face angle pointing to the opposite side of the Karringmelkspruit Gorge.
Image by H G Graser
Aliwal North is one of South Africa's little towns, complete with vibrant community, great surrounding nature walks, and the ability to wedge its way into your heart and memory.
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