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d` Oude Molen Guest House This loving restored guest house, built a century ago,received a merit award from the Heritage Potchefstroom Foundation in 2007.It`s central location close to the North-West University ,the Bult shopping centre [main Aardklop terrain] and the Astro hockey fields makes it the ideal accommodation for families,Unisa students,post graduates,researchers and culture vultures attending the Aardklop Arts Festival every year. We are centrally situated:  North-West University  Gymnasium High School  Fanie du Toit Sports Grounds  Aardklop Festival  Astro Hockey Field  Shopping Centre  The Bult Coffee Shops and Restaurants  Mooimed Hospital  Medi-Clinic Hospital  Sedgars Park Cricket Stadium  Virgin Active  Mooirivier Primary School  Mooiriver Mall (3km)  NWU Botanical Garden The six spacios rooms are stylishly furnished with en-suite bathrooms.All our rooms have small fridges with cool drinks, chocolate, fruit juice (extra fee) and cereals.Coffee,tea and rusks are available each day as part of the price. PC with internet & printer (extra fee)and private entrances for all rooms .Parking is safe , barbeque facilities with a pool table are there for own entertainment. Description: Six rooms with double beds with end-suite bathrooms , bar frige and DSTV. Special : Sleep for more than a week and qualify for discount. We are : 147 km from O.R Tambo airport (Johannesburg) Duration 1:40 764 km from Upington Duration 8:58


Room 1 & 2 bath

Room 5

Back yard

Barbeque facilities

Rooms : Family & Self Catering.

Private Rooms & Entrances.

Value-for-money

Affordable

Facilities: Kettle in Room

Desk in Room

Dry Cleaning/Laundry

Family Rooms

Iron/Ironing Board

Child Friendly

Non-Smoking Rooms

Serviced Daily

Satellite Television

Wheelchair Accessible

Panel Heaters

Books for Reading

Bicycles for Hire

Pool Table

Safe Venue

Free & Secure Parking

Barbeque facilities

Pool Table & Dart Board

Fridges with “cool drinks”

Microwave`s in some rooms

Outside Braai Area Fans for the “oh so hot” summers in Potch. “Die Transvaler of 11 April 1959” (Newspaper) for reading at braai area. GPS directions: Latitude :

26 41`10. 32” S

Longitude:

27 05` 48.74” E

Our green commitment to save energy: We turn off lights,TV,radio`s,heaters & geysers when not needed.


The Magic of the Aardklop Triangle: Myth or fact…? According to popular belief an unknown force is conducting experiments on earth… The location of the experiments: Aardklop Arts Festival, Potchefstroom, South Africa. Specifically the terrain now known as: The Aardklop Triangle… The Aardklop Arts Festival was born in 1999 in the beautiful, serene city of Potchefstroom (the city of expertise). For five days each year people from all corners of the earth flock to this peaceful plattelandse dorpie to experience the amazing feast of art, music, theatre, food, comedy, drama, books etc.

According to urban myth, all visitors to the Aardklop Triangle have confirmed similar unusual phenomena and all investigations had the same result: visitors to the Aardklop Triangle reported that all their cash disappeared at lightning speed (no crime was suspected), and they experienced long periods of emotional highs, uncontrollable smiles and a constant inexplicable happy feeling. According to the scientific evidence of the unusual phenomenon the symptoms might be the result of a combination of spring, clean air, friendly people, good music, beautiful art and having fun. If your adventurous side wants to take a walk on the wild side – visit the Aardklop Triangle during the Aardklop Arts Festival. But be warned: The fun will find you…

The Vredefort Dome: The Dome is a 90-km-widegeological entity located ~30 km from Potchefstroom ,South Africa, that represents the eroded centraluplift of the world’s oldest (2023 ± 4 Ma) and possiblylargest known meteorite impact structure. It is a site of unprecedented geological significance not onlybecause of the impact-related effects visible in itsrocks, but also because it is one of only a handful ofareas around the world that exposes a nearcontinuous,>25 km deep, crustal section. The topographic expression of the dome is restricted to its northern and western sectors (the remainder being covered by younger sedimentary strata), with the most prominent feature being a crescent of steep ridges and valleys cut by the Vaal River. The combination of the spectacular rugged scenery and the Vaal River has created a well-established tourism industry that is primarily focussed on recreational and adventure tourism and the business market. By contrast, geotourism linked to the spectacular geological features is relatively


minor, being restricted to a few information displays in resorts and ad hoc tours run by local enthusiasts and academics. In 2005, a 30000 ha portion of the dome (approximately onequarter of the exposed area of the dome) was inscribed as a World Heritage Site (VDWHS) on the strength of the dome’s internatonal geological significance.

The secret (Geocaches) of d` Oude Molen : “Die Transvaler of 11 April 1959”(Newspaper) Phone : +27(0)832976244 Mail : molen@mtnloaded.co.za Google : 0832976244 http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=190772069047&v=info

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/20725282 http://www.panoramio.com/photo/19347741 We also offer Around Aboat Car Hire and Intercape Bus Tickets via d` Oude Molen http://www.aroundaboutcars.com/rates-external.php South-Africa information:http://wikitravel.org/en/South_Africa

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