Africa: Cape Town
A view of the 12 Apostles mountain ridge from Bantry Bay, a residential
neighbourhood of Cape Town, one of the most beautiful cities in the
From the muslim cemetery in the Bo Kaap neighbourhood, the iconic Table
Mountain backdrops the downtown area of Cape Town.
The cablecar takes tourists to the top of Table Mountain, which is much
higher than it looks from the city.
The colourful Bo Kaap district, populated by many folks called Cape
Malays, who seem more Indian to me.
An art deco facade in central Cape Town.
Luxury homes line the coast of Sea Point, a swank but pleasant
neighbourhood of Cape Town.
The best museum in South Africa is the District 6 museum, chronicling
the history of what was a racially tolerant and mixed neighbourhood in
central Cape Town. However, fears of its proximity to white
neighbourhoods led to laws cracking down on District 6, with all of its
black and colored peoples displaced to shantytowns far from Cape
Town. The museum curators have gathered extensive accounts and
documented lives affected by the annihilation of District 6, with hopes
to revive the area in the future.
Art deco mansions in Sea Point.
The Kloof Nek road leading from central Cape Town, passing Table
Mountain, into the affluent seaside neighbourhood of Camps Bay.
A view from the Waterfront road in Camps Bay, with the sideview of
Table Mountain up above.