The Cradle of Humankind – A whole lot of living where life began

My first visit to the Cradle of Humankind (a UNESCO World Heritage site) was an afternoon at the Maropeng visitors centre about five years ago and I was thrilled by how interactive and enjoyable it was (even though calling a dodo creeped me out a bit). This time around, I got a taste of more than just the visitors centre…

Maropeng

Maropeng, the official visitors centre for the Cradle of Humankind World heritage site, is an award winning tourist attraction located just outside Johannesburg. It’s an entertaining and educational trip through the ages.   One of the first things I noticed was a sign that read “Beware” followed by a picture of a snake. Not quite…