Category Archives: Capetown, South Africa

It’s a paw world after all…

The amazing dogs (but then, all dogs are amazing) I met along the way on my RTW trip. Advertisements

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Cape Town: Parting glances

Not sure what this is about — but this art wasn’t in a hair salon; it was in a restaurant. _________________________________________________________________________                                                  And now, a word from my sponsor Mitchell A. Sommers, Esq., PC on Robben Island, South Africa, 5.13.11.

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Three Days in Cape Town: Retracing Mandela’s steps

Maybe it was fitting that the weather was awful the day I saw the maximum-security prison where Nelson Mandela spent much of his jail time. He was banished along with many enemies of the state to a  remote, wild place … Continue reading

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Three Days in Cape Town: Langa Township, ctd.

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Three days in Cape Town: Langa Township

“Baby”, with the guest house staff, is from Langa Township. It’s one of Cape Town’s oldest suburbs; an area first set aside for migrant workers, and then blacks forced to relocate during apartheid. Efforts to turn things around are going … Continue reading

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Three days in Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town’s spectacular harbor. It didn’t look quite this nice during my stay, because it was a drizzly autumn day. Luxury at a reasonable price at Olaf’s Guest House in upscale seaside suburb of Sea Point.              … Continue reading

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Cape Town, South Africa: Apartheid’s lingering wounds

If you’re looking for the usual travel dope about Cape Town, you’re not going to get it here. Sure, I can recommend places to stay (I’m in a great one right now) and things to do. I did choose Cape … Continue reading

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