Utrechtse heuvelrug, Kaapse bossen – The Netherlands

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Kaapse bossen.

In 1750 Hendrik Swellengrebel bought these grounds, because they reminded him of South Afrika. One hill in this forest he named after his daughter, Helena Hendrik Swellengrebel. There also is an estate in the middle of the forest called ‘De Ruiterberg’.

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