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Destination of the Week – Cape Town
April 6th, 2009

A bustling harbor front, a downtown steeped in history and Table Mountain as a backdrop, Cape Town seems like a world unto itself. coque samsung Throw in 761 kilometers of Garden route filled with wine country, coastal scenery, wildlife parks and outdoor activities and you could easily spend several weeks exploring this region. miseopoint navy fjallraven kanken backpack big c7 corvette z06 custodia iphone x tyui16777

Spend the first day or two in Cape Town exploring the Harbor and downtown. Though it’s certainly popular with tourists, the harbor area isn’t simply tourist trap. air jordan 4 outlet magasin nike Custodia Cover iphone 11 pro max Karl Lagerfeld L1584 Case It has some fantastic international restaurants popular with both visitors and locals, pubs, wine shops, a mall and local crafts. fjallraven kanken kids backpack estate blue A personal favorite feature are the groups of local teenagers who put on daily entertainment. cover custodia case iphone 11 L5913 wallpaper dedsec 75cL8 As expected, they are looking for tips but their acrobatic stunts and a cappella performances are quite worth throwing a few rand (South Africa’s currency) in in their cup. nike dernières

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In contrast to the modern harbor, you can see the city’s history in almost every corner of the downtown. coque iphone LOS ANGELES RAMS JERSEY chaussures nike en solde The city’s architecture, influenced by French and Dutch styles in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s take visitors back to a time when Cape Town was a very different city – both in appearance and attitude. nike air max boutique en ligne asics iphone 8 cover ultra thin 988dlb

While downtown, visit the Company’s Garden, a beautiful respite which not only houses gardens and ponds, it also encompasses many of the cities important buildings include St. acheter nike en ligne fjallraven kanken mini backpack leaf green George’s Cathedral, National Library, Great Synagogue and Holocaust Center, Iziko Museum and Planetarium and the Parliament, where President Klerk announced the dismantling the laws behind apartheid. fjallraven kanken no 2 backpack lake blue cover iphone 11 gothic

Parliament

Parliament

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Bo-Kapp Neighborhood

Bo-Kapp Neighborhood

Of course, no visit to Cape Town would be complete without a trip up Table Mountain. coque samsung A cable car runs to the top daily (except in bad weather) or those looking for a little more activity can hike one of the several trails to the top. chaussures nike

Though Cape Town is very easy to explore on foot, there are a few tours worth taking:

Robben Island Prison

Robben Island Prison