It was in vain that the British authorities of Cape Colony tried to stop this "great trek."
Here is the record of a few late camp fires of the great trek.
There was much heroism in the great trek, but there was also for the young and hale an exhilarating element of sport.
This trek is symbolic of the "great trek" in which their ancestors died.
During the great trek alarms regarding mines were most frequent.
However incredible it seemed, it was evident that the "great trek" had begun at last.
Others arose between 1826 and 1836, when the great trek was inaugurated.
The actual hardships of the great trek thrust themselves into evidence on every hand, at every hour.
The great trek was similar to the emigration of the Mormons.
They came to the Fourteenth Street store not long after daybreak and there began the great trek uptown—stock and fixtures.