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Oct 20, 2005 - Cape Town

It feels just like home... well sort of. As we drove into Cape Town we enjoyed the many similarities to San Francisco. We stayed in the city a few days and then ventured off into "up country" as Africans call it. The area down town is built around the port. There are dramatic mountains encircling much of the city. We spent some time exploring the V&A Waterfront and a few other sights. The next few days we spent in and around the wine country. There are several main regions for grape production within two hours of Cape Town. Stellenbosch is...

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Oct 20, 2005 - Out of Africa

. . . we are "out of Africa" ! Arriving into South Africa was indeed a breath of fresh air. Zanzibar was truly great but let tme tell you it was still very poor and very much a 3rd world environment. Cape Town, surrounded by mountains, Atlantic and the Indian Ocean was like the western world, with just a hint now and then that we were still in Africa. We found a very nice B&B that was run by two German guys, and was nestled right below Table Mountain; what a backdrop ! Here we lazed for 3 nights and 4 days enjoying the familiar lifestyle...

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