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African penguins.
Cape Town and Capeof Good Hope

November 18th 2018
Didn’t get to Robyn Island as the water was too rough and the ferry was cancelled. This is the island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned. So instead we hung around the waterfront and had a nice day. The next day we drove out to Cape of Good Hope. The wind was howling and you could easily imagine ships crashing into the rocks as they tried to go around the cape many years ago. We also drove Chap ... read more
Africa » South Africa

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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