Tag Archives: Africa

Brown Sign: Wine Tasting, South Africa

For our last day before beginning our flights home, we booked a tour of the wine country east of Cape Town.  We had our bags packed, wedged into the rental car, and ready for checking out of the apartment after … Continue reading

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Brown Signs: Around Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town hosts a number of tourist destinations.  We did not visit these all on one day, but for the sake of brevity, I shall write them into one post.  Cape Town is divided into different districts, each with a … Continue reading

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Brown Sign: Cape Point Peninsula Drive, South Africa

From Cape Town, with a rental car, a day should be devoted to driving the peninsula to Cape Point.  This can be done as a circle, covering the eastern side of the peninsula in the morning and wester coast in … Continue reading

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Brown Sign: Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa

“If the top if clear in the morning, go immediately up to Table Mountain”, we heard from several prior travelers to Cape Town.  The morning after our arrival, the sun illuminated the top of the mountain, but we already had … Continue reading

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Brown Sign: Robben Island, Cape Town, South Africa

We awoke to dawn in Cape Town, watching the pink wisps of clouds signal the rising sun on the skyline of Table Mountain.  After many nights of rain on the eastern side of the country, we were ready for a … Continue reading

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Dinner in Cape Town, South Africa

In Cape Town, like most cosmopolitan cities, you can find just about any variety of ethnic foods establishment.  The main question to ask is “how spicy”.  Of course, having all this variety, after two weeks with selections limited to huge … Continue reading

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Breakfast in Cape Town, South Africa

While on safari, your options for meals are to eat the the lodge dinning room, often an excellect buffet, or bring in your own food.  In Cape Town, we have a kitchen, though the grocery stores are often open at … Continue reading

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