Cape Diamond Hotel
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... with me too, Tamara from Australia, shes on the same project as me too which is nice :)
On our induction day we learnt how to use the public transport, they have these funny little mini buses that dash around the suburbs which men shouting the destination hanging out of the window. We get one of those to the train station then hop on the train to our office where were doing the legal work.
They do not ease you in gently here!
On our first day ...
... was where the slaves were kept and in horrible conditions. It was absolutely horrible how these people were treated. The slaves came from all around the world, not just Africa. The slave trade began from India, Indonesia and of course Africa. It was a sad but an enlightening museum. It seems it’s a special week in South Africa and all the museums are free. It’s not much, but a pleasant surprise.
We then ...
... best views were overlooking the main center of Cape Town, Lion’s Head mountain, Robben’s Island (former political prisoner island where Nelson Mandela was held), and the bay. I walked around the flat top for a bit, but it was like walking through a wet cloud. For a long time I just sat and stared at the view, taking in my amazing journey thus far. Cape Town is such a great city with so much to offer!
For dinner I ate my first South Africa sushi. ...