When one mentions Middleburg, Florida or Europe certainly comes to mind. In this case, it would be Middleburgh in South Africa. It already tells of the high influence of westernization since the apartheid days. It used to be known as Nasareth (Root from dry land) and lies in Mpumalanga province, Mkangala district. It lays at 25’46’, 6:30 S and 29’28’42 E coordinates. It sits on a total area of 63.14 square kilometers with about 42,306 inhabitants as of 2001. The population is made up of Black Africans, coloreds, Indians, Asians and whites. Cheap flights to Middleburg can be enjoyed by everyone.
The language frequently used includes Afrikaans, Zulu, Nothern Sotho and Ndebele. This town is mainly agricultural and industrial. It is rated as South Africa’s most productive areas in South Africa and fruits, nuts are exported courtesy of this town. Some other crops will find tea, maize, vegetables, Macadamia being the most popular. On the other hand, the town produces at least a quarter of South Africa’s tobacco. The major industrial activity is the production of steel making it a town of interest to the international community; this is evidenced by the high numbers of expatriates in the region, they often come using cheap flights to Middleburg.
So far, the town may sound as boring and boarded by a business like demeanor. However, it booms with tourists every now and then. To begin with, the climate is favorable in the south and it has great places for sightseeing. For instance, it is close to the Kruger National Park and watching wildlife is always a thrill. Other places of interest would be. Mission Station Museum, Ndebele village and hiking trails for tourists who watch their weight on holiday, this would be a treat. In addition, if one is lucky, he or she will witness the annual swimming event known as Botshebo at the Middleburg dam. There is also a country club that offers tennis, bowling, a golf course and swimming. For beer lovers or hard liquor there are bars, either within the hotel or surrounding areas.
There are about sixty one hotels in Middleburg and they vary in price 37 dollars to more expensive ones. For instance, Westlands country House and Sheds has cheap rates. Others include: Lion sands Kruger National park, Cybele forest Lodge and Spa among many others.