- Western Cape
The streets of the Moravian Mission station of Elim, established in 1824, are lined with water furrows, fruit trees and white-walled thatched cottages. Elim's roof-thatchers are renowned throughout Southern Africa.
The town's watermill is the oldest of its kind in Southern Africa.
Figs grow well here and in mid-summer masses of everlasting flowers cover the countryside. These strange flowers are exported in large numbers and placed on graves all over the world.
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