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Cape point looking over a cliff  

Cape point looking over a cliff

Penguins and Cape Point

February 28th 2007
This Saturday I spent the day in Cape Town, and as usual it was a beautiful day. We started with a drive along the coast to Cape Point, which is where the Cape of Good Hope is as well. It is also where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans meet there and the place explores originally thought to be the southern most point of Africa, but that is actually an additional 150Km farther. I got my first real ... 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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