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Cape of Good Hope

Most south-westerly point in South Africa
Cape Town

October 24th 2009
Cape Town is awesome! It is an amazing place...totally different to Durban. It is a lot more of a 'trendy' place and everything feels a lot more chilled out (it also does very good pizza). We took a local taxi (eventually plucked up the courage to do it) round to Camps Bay which had a beautiful beach all surrounded by the mountains. It was extremely windy but that did not matter because the views ... read more
Africa » South Africa

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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