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Cathy's new Capetown friends
Back to Capetown SA - Down the Penninsula to the Cape!
June 1st 2017
Our guide Clayton drives us to the Cape of Good Hope which is within the Table Mountain National Park and is the most SW point of Africa. A quick trip up the Flying Dutchman Furnicular brings people to expansive views, rich vegetation, and the Point lighthouse. Chris captures an image of a Malachite sunbird drinking from the flowers.
There are posted baboon signs and a couple of the large anima ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Cape of Good Hope
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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