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Robben Isld Cell

Out of Africa

May 12th 2011
Thursday 4-7 to Sunday 4-10 Today we headed to Cape Town, but first, we made a stop over in Franschhoek for some wine and cheese tasting. The Western Cape is known for its wine country and Franschhoek was a cute little wine-tourist town – lots of picturesque vineyards and white Victorian buildings. It was very reminiscent of Solvang in Southern California. The wine was less than spectacular ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Cape Town

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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