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CapeTown, South Africa  -  18-25 August, 2011

Victoria & Albert WaterFront  -  CapeTown

CapeTown Harbor

Four South African Nobel Peace Prize winners -- beer case statue in the background

View from Table Mountain -- Downtown Capetown

Lions Head

Table Mountain

View of Hout Bay from the balcony of our rental house

View from Hot Tub on Balcony



"Just Nuisance" -- legendary Great Dane that lived at the South African Navy base -- and was inducted into the Navy

African "Jackass" Penguins .... sound like Donkeys


Steenberg Winery

Robben Island -- Where political prisoners were kept under Apartheid.  Nelson Mandela spent 18 years of his life on the island

Limestone Quarry where the prisoners were forced to break rocks.  The pile of rocks was left during a prisoner reunion several years ago.

Looking towards Capetown -- Table Mountain in the distance.

Nelson Mandela spent 18 years in this cell.

Prisoners Meal card

Picture of the first boat of prisoners off the island in 1991

Downtown Capetown

The Old Fort built in the 1600's as a rest stop for Portugese explorers going to and from India.

CapeTown City Hall

Entrance to the old fort

One of the 3 townships around CapeTown where the blacks lived under Apartheid.  There are still almost a million people living in these "squatter camps".  

Notice the power lines the government stood up over the past few years.  Their goal was to get rid of these camps before the world cup -- way too big a job.

Southern Right Whale

Riding bikes out to the Cape Point.


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