Day nine July 26th 2010 Today we drove from Tsala to St Francis on the Western Cape. On the way we stopped off to see the highest commercial bungee jump in the world. I had to hold Meg back because she was desperate to have a go but unfortunately we didn’t have enough time. (That last line was a blatant lie clearly.) We also went to see the big tree, it might be nearly 1,000 years old but I have seen bigger.
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Africa » South Africa » Eastern Cape » Cape Saint Francis 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