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Desertin Africa

February 20th 2010
Hello!! I’m sitting in a hostel in Cape Town. It’s brand new, there’s pressure in the shower and the mattresses are 8 inches thick. Yippee! I’m excited to have made it here, but a little sad to be at the end of the African leg of my trip. I wrote an update from Botswana but didn’t have a chance to post it, so it’s here below. I still feel the same about most things - except the Ame ... 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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