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... up of some really hard stuff which has helped it withstand 6 million years of erosion. We read somewhere that it’ll take another 10 million years before the mountain becomes completely eroded. How’s that for perspective?
Another not-so-European thing about Cape Town is its people – they are somewhat less “integrated” despite more than 20 years since the end of the Apartheid regime. Cape Town is a ...
... and soon we were ascending the mountain. The cable car turned on a central “pole” the whole time we were ascending which gave everyone the opportunity to see the view, not to mention the craggy rocks as we got closer to the mountain.
Once on the top, we walked around – it felt as though we were in a plane – on one side of the mountain we were surrounded by a blanket of clouds and could not see anything but the peaks of ...
... than thrilled with the transportation arrangement that had been made.
When we got back to the harbor, it became painfully clear to us that we had skipped lunch in our rush to get from Table Mountain to Robben Island and since it would be our last meal in Cape Town, we decided to head back to the Dim Sum restaurant that we enjoyed so much for one last round of tasty treats. Luckily we were able to sit outside on the patio and enjoy some wonderful ...
... more than I thought there would be. We were allowed to touch them and play with them as well so it was such a good experience. I think school kids would enjoy this little fun activity because penguins are not the usual sight so its exciting to see them and learn about them.After about an hour and a half of looking at the penguins and taking loads of pictures, I went to grab a quick lunch at a local café and then looked around at ...
... hostel here in CT!
On Sunday, we had a slower day, making a leisurely trip towards Hermanus, where we wandered around and got some lunch. Then we headed back to Cape Town, stopping at Betty's Bay to see the penguins! They were adorable, and the coastline was breathtaking.
At around 5pm, we arrived back in Cape Town.
Sorry for the length of this once again! Enjoy the accompanying photos!