Posts tagged: Cape of Good Hope

Coca-Cola Crateman

This was one of my favourite sights in Cape Town, a “statue” made entirely out of Coca-Cola crates, 4,200 of them to be precise.

The Crate Fan stands 18 metres high and can be found at the Victoria and Albert waterfront where it was built to celebrate the 2010 World Cup. Read more ›››

Little Badger

Believe it or not, this little fellow is the nearest closest living relative of the elephant. Dassies (pron. dussies) are like fluffy guinea pigs that you’ll find all over South Africa.

Their name is the Africaans version of dasje which means little badger, the name given to them by the first Dutch settlers. Read more ›››