Welcome to Cape Town! September 23rd 2016 We flew Manchester to Doha, Doha to Cape Town. The flights were ok and luckily the first flight had some empty seats so we had the three seats between us. Doha is hot and the airport was large enough with plenty to do so we were able to easily occupy ourselves for the two hour stopover.
We landed in Cape Town to bright blue skies and not a cloud in sight. Finally some heat. We were greeted by C ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Cape Town 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