Cape Town (Robben Island)

Cape Town (Robben Island), South Africa

Travel Blogs from Cape Town (Robben Island)

Cape Town (Robben Island) Travel Blogs (6)
Prison politics from a convicted man, Robben Island, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Prison politics from a convicted man

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... story detailed how wardens would bet on which of the inmates would be the next to be hung. After being sentenced and moved to Robben Island, the same prisoner wrote: 'Another traumatizing aspect was when you go to the doctor for a check up. You'd hear ...

Robben Island, Cape Town (Robben Island), South Africa travel blog

Robben Island

A travel blog entry by gmonvoisin

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One place that we thought important to visit during our stay in Cape Town, especially for the kids, was Robben Island. Robben Island is the place where all those who opposed the apartheid regime were imprisoned, including of course, its most famous ...

May 20, Robben Island, South Africa travel blog

May 20

A travel blog entry by kollc

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... were three categories of prisoners at that time. A prisoners were white. B prisoners were coloured. C prisoners were black.  Since Robben Island was a prison for coloured and black prisoners, there were only B and C sections to the prison.  We ...

Prison Island, Robben Island, South Africa travel blog

Prison Island

A travel blog entry by jcastellan

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We spent the afternoon on a tour of Robben Island. Here there is a prison, the one that Nelson Mandela  was imprisoned for 27 ...