Day two July 19th 2010 Last night we had a fantastic dinner-à-deux cooked especially for us by Sonia, one of the staff here at the Bishopscourt Hotel. We awoke this morning to see Table Mountain bathed in a beautiful glow from the morning sun. We were the only ones here last night, but today we have been joined by some other residents that we have yet to meet.
Today the driver Hen’i took us into Cape Town. We d ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Cape Town » Constantia 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