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Robben Island and Bike Racing.

March 17th 2007
Good Morning! Last week was a very busy week for me. It was however a lot of fun. The weekend was filled with a tour to Robben Island, which is where Nelson Mandela Was Imprisoned. It was very interesting but sad at the same time. It is about a 1/2 hour boat ride to the island and there is essentially nothing on the island- it was not very pleasant even if there wasn’t a prison. We went on ... 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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