Gauteng ghost stories

2012-10-31 08:49
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14 Ghost towns

Abandoned, forgotten and strangely beautiful. Check out this selection of the world's most arresting ghost towns.

Most people know about the ghost of Cape Town Castle or have heard whisperings of strange happenings in the Karoo, but few people think that Jo'burg is a hub for ghostly activity.

The Breytenbach Theatre in Gerhard Moerdyk Street, has had many uses over the years. Starting out as a German club, the building was then taken over by Emily Hobhouse to create a weaving and craft school. Then a temporary hospital was opened to assist all those affected by the tragic flu epidemic of 1918.

Do you know any spooky Gauteng stories? Please scare us in the comment section below!


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