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Table Mountain Cable Car  

Table Mountain Cable Car

My breakfast table's a mountain... and there are no skeletons in Kirstenbosch Gardens!

August 25th 2009
I decided that a good start to my stay in Cape Town would be to visit Table Mountain. I woke up quite late and found the hostel buzzing with backpackers, none of whom seemed to planning anything more adventurous than visiting the local supermarket. I stumbled through to reception and asked how to get to the mountain and was recommended to get a taxi to the cable car. I briefly entertained the idea ... 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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