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Cape Town: Wine, Crime, and Cold Penguins

November 6th 2007
While I was in South Africa I only made it to Cape Town a hand full of times. Mostly because I did not have a mode of transportation to get there (I did not have a car and reliable, safe public transportation is nearly nonexistent in South Africa). While I enjoyed my time in South Africa immensely, it was also incredibly difficult to adjust to living in such a crime filled country. I could no ... 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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