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Garden Route – Step Into Nature

With all the focus and tourist sites directing you straight to the Mother City of Cape Town (of course there’s no doubt how beautiful it is) – just a few hours away, there is a little gem of an area called the Garden Route, where you have the opportunity to walk with a few hundred years old yellow wood trees, get …

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Cape Town: A Visual Approach

Cape Town is a one lucky town – blessed with an amazing nature, sunny weather, nice, friendly people, delicious home-grown wine, and great food, this city lacks practically nothing!  Some of its major attractions include – the World famous Table Mountain, which is considered to be one of the 7 Wonders of Nature, a scenic peninsula by the name Cape of Good …

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Kaffir Boy – the Darkest Chapter in the History of South Africa

Book: “Kaffir Boy - The True Story of a Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa” Author: Mark Mathabane Publisher: Free Press, New York, 1986 When I first arrived to South Africa, I must confess that I did not know much about its history and the issues surrounding its present state.  Of course, I have heard about Nelson Mandela and his ...
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Auntie Faldela’s Samoosas

If you have ever had the privilege to visit the Bo-Kaap in Cape Town, you might remember it for more than the spectacular colourful houses, loved by many a visitors and photographers. Today I will share a bit of the local cuisine of the Cape Malay Culture with you all, called the Samoosa.  This is a triangle shaped deep fried …

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Cape Town – So What Is In The Name?

Cape Town… what comes to mind when you hear those two words? Is it Table Mountain?  Province with the most scenic drives?  Magical Landscapes?  Diverse culture of people?  A nature lovers playground?  Two oceans?  Penguins? (yes there are penguins here). Well, if you thought any of the above – you would be right.  Cape Town in South Africa is one …