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Cape Point, Nov 13th

November 16th 2009
Cape Point is the south western most point of Africa (its a misnomer that its the southernmost point, actually Cape Aghulas which is 230 km from Cape Town is the southernmost point and that's where Indian Ocean and Atlantic Ocean meet, but few people go there because there is very little to do there). Cape Point, the more popular of the two is inside the Cape of Good Hope Nature reserve. With t ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Cape of Good Hope

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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