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Cape Town and the Western Cape means many things to many people but most of the South African people who do not love here will tell you it is windy, rainy, wet and cold here. So far there has been very little rain and indeed the temperature has now dropped as we head into winter - for me a daytime temperature that is now 15-20C is cooler than the summer but is not cold like a European or North American winter. What is also interesting is ...
Today we had probably the most refined day ever!
It started again with a quality breakfast in the hotel and then we taxi'd to Constantia. We were going to go to Stellenbosch but the limited tim we had in Cape Town meant we were going to struggle to do everything we wanted to do before our flight to J'berg in the morning.
So we did our research and picked 2 vineyards to visit, arguably the best quality producing wine ...
During my time in Muizenberg, I tried to fit in as many activities as possible: 1) Boulders beach: On one of the days when afternoon surf was cancelled because of the shootings, a group of volunteers and I took the train to Simon's Town to visit Boulders Beach and see the penguins. We took a van from the train station to the beach and decided to walk along the free boardwalk instead of paying to go down to the closed part of the beach. It is mating season and a lot of the ...
... cargo containers and we could see various animal body parts (the medicine) hanging in the doorways. Despite this and the untidy tin housing, we were taken by the community spirit that we could feel. The children were playing in the street and one little boy ran up to Tom and gave him a big hug unexpectedly. People were barbecuing and selling street food as traditionally the migrant men could not cook for themselves. This is not to ...
... in fact it is many peaks and gorges, sweeping to the coastal
We queued to go down in the 100 person circular cable car
with its revolving floor, and slick coloured ‘drivers’ turning the journey into
Back in African Villa we flopped in the pool and chilled
with our books before a complimentary bottle of red in the sumptuous lounge
(thanks to ...