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Today we went over to Robben Island, where many of the the political prisoners of Apartheid were held. It had been a prison and a leper colony going back a few centuries before that. It is about 5 miles off the coast and has stunning scenery. It is hard to fathom being kept here for 18 years (as Mandela was, ...
... filled lives. It is exactly how Fremantle should be as a university town and just isn't. Great little boutique hotels and bars along with the full scale of restaurants from cheap digs to first class affairs right beside vibrant small business of all sort. No vacant shops here and the whole place a buzz with life and activity. The town is surrounded by "wine farms" the SA term for vineyards, and ragged mountains tower close by.
One of the less attractive hills ...
... of meats including kudu carpaccio biltong Kudu is a type of antelope and biltong is cured meat similar to jerky. The kudu was very good.
Just outside from where we sat was a patio area and with a golf mat to practice chipping, a bucket of balls and a few clubs. So Peter had to take a few swings. Peter had another wine tasting and I had a sip just to try it, but by that time I was ready for a nap. When Peter stepped away and came ...
... Once we had all found our souvenirs, we piled back on to the bus and headed to langa, one of the oldest townships in Cape Town. Langa was much smaller than Khaylitshia and definitely had a different feel. People didn't seem quite as happy, but it may have ijust been because we didn't see as many children. Our tour guide took us around to see different informal establishments in the shantys. The first place we saw was a woman outside of her shack ...
... masterpiece they were trying to create but it did not bode well. We made some PB and J to replace the hot dogs and called it good with that.
Table Top mountain is the one that can be seen from my driveway here and that's where we went today. The drive over was beautiful as always. (I have yet to find a place here that isn't.) The initial plan was to use a cable car to get to the top, but being in South Africa we decided to tough it and climb. Our driver dropped us off by ...