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Dassie with elephant fanciers  

Dassie with elephant fanciers

Cape Town 2010

February 11th 2010
We believe that the best way to enjoy the British winter/spring is to spend as much of it as possible in Cape Town. Accordingly Jane and I booked a holiday here and arrived courtesy of Virgin Atlantic on Monday 8th February. Although I’d booked on Virgin and had a Virgin ticket and flight number I actually travelled with South African Airways. Whatever! It got me here on time. Jane travelled o ... 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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