In the region referred to as the Lowveld, there is a certain mountain pass called the Long Tom Pass, named after the long barreled canon used during the battles of the Anglo-Boer War. It is along this pass and also around the foothills, of this rugged but scenic area, that President Paul Kruger had fled to Maputo allegedly carrying his millions of Kruger Pounds...
"The Mystery Of The Dog That Never Barked"
In the book "Silver blaze" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, there are four celebrated lines.
Inspector Gregory asks Sherlock Holmes:
* " is there any other point to which you would wish to draw my attention?"
* "To the curious incedent of the dog in the night-time."
* "The dog did nothing in the night-time."
* "That was the curious incedent", remarked Sherlock Holmes.'"
At the end of the of the Anglo Boer War rumours spread that President Paul Kruger had a fortune in gold with him on his retreat from Pretoria to lorenco Marques (Maputo)
There was in fact no such treasure. Like the silent dog in the Sherlock Holmes story, Paul Kruger had attracted an unexpected kind of attention.
Hunting for Kruger's Millions
Dozens of expeditions searched in vain for what was to be called the world famous "Kruger Millions".
Although the frenzy mostly died down, the rumors remain especially around the pubs in the lowveld. For a price, some "seasoned guides" can today still be hired to lead unsuspecting hopefuls on yet another rearch for the solution to the mystery of the dog that never barked.
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