Human Rights Day with Citiliner in Eastern Cape
Annually on the 21 March, South Africans come together in commemorating and paying homage to the South Africans who fought for Democracy and human rights for all South African citizens. This day is nationally recognized as Human Rights Day in South Africa and is one of the official public holidays of the country.
So how will you be spending your day? If you are living or traveling in the Eastern Cape over this period, we recommend these top three attractions for those wanting to pay tribute and reflect on this day.
Visit The Nelson Mandela Museum
The Nelson Mandela Museum located in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape, invites visitors on an inspiring journey into a better understanding of one of the most adored and respected men in the world, Nelson Mandela. Mandela fought for our right to human dignity, equality and freedom and the museum highlights that struggle. The museum will help you appreciate the South Africa we live in right now and the South Africans that fought for this beautiful country.
Visit the Olive Schreiner house
Located in Cradock, Eastern Cape, this site was home to the acclaimed author and human rights activist Olive Schreiner and her siblings. In the house, you will get to see Olive’s personal library, exhibitions that represent her life and those of her siblings and copies of all the books she wrote. Everything in that house tells a story. The museum will draw you into another time period in a beautiful way. You will defiantly enjoy this educational and fascinating house museum.
If you are looking for a phenomenal cultural experience this Human Rights Day, look no further than celebration of our country’s history and heritage on Route 67. Comprised of 67 artworks by local artists, this route is a dedication to the 67years Nelson Mandela fought for Freedom in South Africa. To learn more about Route 67 visit: https://www.nmbt.co.za/
What better way to spend this commemorative day by visiting these three incredible sites in Eastern Cape
Wherever you are this Human Rights Day, Citiliner wishes you a remarkable and moving one.
Wherever you need to be, book your Citiliner trip to get there by visiting our website today at www.citiliner.co.za or alternatively call our 24hrs Customer Care/Reservations on 011 611 8000. You can also book at any of our trusted partner’s Checkers, Shoprite, Pick n Pay, Makro, Game, Builders or Computicket!