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Franschhoek

The Comic Relief Was Worth Twice the Price

May 24th 2007
As we sat watching Dominic gyrate his hips back and forth while pantomiming the baboon mating process, I couldn’t help but laugh about how his professional demeanor had digressed. Gina and I had thoroughly relaxed by our third morning in Cape Town; So, too, had Allan and Dominic, who by this point consistently had us in stitches and seemed more like friends than guesthouse hosts. The hospital ... read more
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South African Flag After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more
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