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... all seems and how England wouldn't have this in the country I've waited out the 2 months. I went on a really interesting city walking tour where we learnt about the history of the country and actually South Africa started as a very mixed country made up of the Africans, Dutch, English, French, Malaysian... And because of this there are still 11 official languages in the country. The apartheid was put in place in 1948 and all of a sudden people were given a classification of ...
... by the fire is the only option!
Apart from the frequent changes in weather, not a lot is happening here for the time being. Mika is in and out between lectures (she studies at Michaelis Art School, attached to UCT) and Ruby (16) and Josh (11) are at school and a multitude of other activities.
I'm sorry not to have anything more exciting to say, but maybe the photos will make this particular post rather more interesting?
... side of The Waterfront. We managed to get an upstairs table and sat down to a beer and burgers, whilst looking out over Cape Town harbour and town. I had a delicious fig and blue cheese beef burger, whilst Jackie had a chicken burger with Camembert and sweet chilli sauce. That was our 2nd excellent meal in Woodstock, Cape Town and we celebrated it by staying up until the ungodly hour of 9.30pm! Song of the Day - My Jamaican Guy by Grace ...
... t just see loads, we saw babies as well! They’re soooo fluffy, but I think would actually look cuter if they were just smaller versions of the adults. 3 penguins gave us a good video of the 'penguins march’, maybe not as far emperor penguins go in the Antarctic, as this was only about 50m, but funny none-the-less, especially when they get swept up by the waves! But the funniest penguin was one that had set up camp outside someone’s house, far ...
... get some experience and nine of us ended up piling into a Toyota Prius...... some of us had a hard time breathing and had some pains in our abdomens but we made it home 100 Rand later. Fun!
That's all for now but we have such a great weekend ahead of us!! We are going to Cape Point where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet and then Sunday we are hiking Table Mountain!! Zebras, Penguins, Baboons, and antelope are in my view for this weekend! Can't wait to share. Ta-ta for now!! xoxo