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... category as the "Cape Malay." The Cape Malay food is a mix of these culture's foods and spices.
This place is nicer than our houses back home so we're enjoying the balcony overlooking Signal Hill on the top and the colorful houses of Bo Kaap. Yeah, there's still the mosques and calls to prayer to contend with 5 times a day, but they're not as loud as in Indonesia, that's for sure. And the location is central and close to shops and ...
... for sabotage. He was living in Soweto, helping the ANC sneak people out of South Africa, they were sold out and ambushed while crossing back into the country. He was supposed to serve 25 years with a release date in 2009. However, he only had to serve 6 years before the island was shut down in 1991. He spoke of just awful living conditions and abuse, including a 3 month stint in solitary confinement where he was regularly beaten after he antagonized a guard who ...
... s Eye and so that was where Dave, Ian, Geraldine, Alison and I headed on Saturday night. The menu was quite extensive and we kept changing our minds about the order but in the end most of us were tempted to try either the ostrich or the springbok. Both were very good but the portions of meat were large, something I think we are probably going to have to get used to. We nevertheless all managed a dessert too and had a most enjoyable evening. It was ...
... and gave me a chance to feel what it would've been like living in these towns purely because I was a native African.
I have now spent 3 days in South Africa and I must say it has not disappointed, I have had fun and I have experienced some of South Africa's history, I cannot wait to see what the rest of my trip brings.
For dinner tonight I decided I ...
... really made for some nice scenery.
On the drop into Cape Town the mountain ranges were excellent to see as was our tour around Table Mountain and the city.
After a circuit of the city a right circuit saw us land RWY19.
Next stop Lesotho.