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... off some of them, then mooched through an african market selling all things from bags and jewellery to guitars made from recycled 5l oil cans.
On to the waterfront and we walked all the way round to Jetty 1 and went round the Robben island Jetty museum where the building which all the prisoners and freed men walked through to their fate or freedom, including Mandela. It was very humbling as many died on the island over the centuries when it was used as ...
... a country.
Koeberg Nature Reserve
I took an hour's bike ride past Melkbosstrand to Koeberg Nature Reserve. It wasn't planned in for the day but it was a beautiful day so we decided to go for it. I managed to not moan the whole way there or around the park as well!
This nature reserve is home to tortoises, springboks, deers, and zebras. It's also home to many deadly snakes so we had to watch out for those ...
Today was Mothers' Day in South Africa, and to celebrate, I joined the Lapids' big family meal. 13 of us drove up to Nordhoek, about half an hour's drive out of Cape Town towards Cape Point. The sun was (at last) shining, and we had an incredible meal at a restaurant called The Food Barn. On the way back into Cape Town, they dropped me at my hostel, where my adventure really begins. I will be spending the next ...
The Wine Testing trip around West Cape was a really nice experience. Our friendly guide took us to five South African wine farms, where we were able to try at 5-6 different types of wine. To be honest after first two glasses of some white wine I couldn't tell much difference between the following ones. Outstanding was red sweet wine, mixed with brandy,I think was kind like a ...
... the highway. You're marveling at the beautiful outline of Table Mountain in the distance, and the ocean to your right, but squinting through the allure of it all, you can't help but miss the staunch poverty of the township. Even as I passed the township, I noticed that someone had tagged a sentence along the sides of the tin shacks that read "This city works for a few", as if secretly telling all visitors that you're about to enter into a smartly designed ...
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