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Lion's Head & Cable Car

View over Lion's Head and cargo ships in the mist off the shore.
The Mother City

April 21st 2015
Leaving was hard. For the first time in seven years, I had just spent a significant length of time with my parents – a chance to reconnect with them as a fully mature adult – and now I was leaving. Again. This time, for another two-and-a-half years. It was different this time. This time, I will be travelling alone. This time, I will be travelling through some sketchy countries, dangerous coun ... 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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