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Glamourous Cape Town

The Rainbow Nation

August 10th 2010
I'm not exactly sure what to expect when arriving in Cape Town after 27 hours on a bus from Durban. I was here seven years ago but many more recent travel memories have since pushed those from South Africa into the increasingly cobwebbed crevices of my recollection. What does spring to mind is a stunningly beautiful city and in that respect at least nothing seems to have changed. It is undoubte ... 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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