It is said that it is easy to get your bearings in Cape Town simply by using the ever present Table Mountain as your guide.
A good theory that I never quite got the hang of while driving around and about the city, something I put down to the sun being in the ‘wrong’ place – ie in the north and crossing the sky from right to left. Read more ›››
One of the things that impressed me in South Africa was the generally correct use of the apostrophe. They were added where they shouldn’t be, as in DVD’s and potato’s, and were where they should be, today’s special, let’s party etc.
So it was a double shame that we should find the worst example on top of Table Mountain, as you can see from the photo. Read more ›››
The last minute frenzy of visiting or revisiting the sights of Cape Town is beginning to take its toll physically. Yesterday was another full day taking in what we call the Nest of Tables — Table View, Table Bay and Table Mountain.
This photo was taken at the end of the day half an hour or so after sunset. It shows downtown Cape Town with the docks in the centre, looking north-north-east across Table Bay. The black blob on the left is Signal Hill. Read more ›››