This area is known for the Sterkfontein caves. We visited a museum/information centre at Maropeng and then had a tour of the caves where the hominin remains of Mrs Ples and Little Foot were discovered.
Kathy (my supervisor) at the Sterkfontein caves
The overground excavation site. Below there is a small plaque on the right where the remains of "Mrs Ples" were found and named by Robert Broom, a Scottish doctor.