Another Christmas tradition, Somerset West is known for its annual display of Christmas lights along the Main Road. Every year people come from all over the country to drive slowly down the Main Road to see the brilliant display of glimmering lights, bells, angels, reindeer, candles and a lot more!
What is the meaning of Somerset West?
The world Helderberg means clear mountain The town of Somerset West was named Somerset after an English governor of the Cape Colony during the 1800s, Lord Charles Henry Somerset. The suffix West was added after 1825 to differentiate it from Somerset East which is another South African town in the Eastern Cape.
What activities to do when it rains?
Top 20 Rainy Day ActivitiesMake a pillow fort. The classic living room fort that sparks the creative engineer inside us all. Bake something delicious. Baking doesnt have to be unhealthy. Games. Board games. Venture out of the house. Go to a museum or aquarium. Play dates. Puzzles. Movie marathon. Arts and crafts.More items
Where do rich people stay in Joburg?
Sandton Most of Johannesburgs wealth is concentrated in Sandton, which is home to the JSE (the largest stock market in Africa) and to the head offices of most of Africas largest banks and corporates. Major sectors in the city include financial services like banks and professional services like law firms and consultancies.