TWELVE OYSTERS, TWO SHOES January 29th 2008 KNYSNA
TWELVE OYSTERS, TWO SHOES
It’s a rolling IMAX movie theater.
I have a box seat, pent house, on a double-decker bus from Stellenbosch to Knysna (pronounced Nysna). The huge front window wraps around me like the clear convex wall of a bubble. Suspended ten feet above the road, it feels like a carpet ride. I am streaking through brightly lit farm count ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Knysna 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