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South Africa Day One Photo 5

South Africa Day One

July 18th 2010
So here we are after travelling overnight. The flight was delayed by a half hour because of a fire in the place that makes the meals. The hotel is fantastic. We are sitting outside with a glass of wine waiting for some sandwiches to be brought down for lunch. Although its midwinter here and all the locals are wearing coats we are in our short sleeves basking in the sun, taking in the spectacul ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Cape Town » Constantia

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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