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The Kaapse Klopse carnival in Cape Town from 13 Amazing Reasons to visit South Africa by Jo Castro #travelpinspiration

The Cape of Many Colours. 13 Amazing reasons to visit South Africa

The Kaapse Klopse carnival in Cape Town from 13 Amazing Reasons to visit South Africa by Jo Castro #travelpinspiration

***The Cape Town Minstrel Carnival, known locally as "Kaapse Klopse' or 'Coon Carnival' is a longstanding tradition in Cape Town, South Africa, on January 2nd celebrating the only day the slaves were off work in the 1800s. Over ten thousand costumed musicians and dancers parade their way through Cape Town this afternoon signing and dancing. January 2, 2012...Photos: Charlie Shoemaker***

***The Cape Town Minstrel Carnival, known locally as "Kaapse Klopse' or 'Coon Carnival' is a longstanding tradition in Cape Town, South Africa, on January 2nd celebrating the only day the slaves were off work in the 1800s. Over ten thousand costumed musicians and dancers parade their way through Cape Town this afternoon signing and dancing. January 2, 2012...Photos: Charlie Shoemaker***

Cape Town's famous Minstrel Carnival which takes place over New Year. Volunteer with Via Volunteers in South Africa and check out the 'Kaapse Klopse' (Cape Minstrels).

Cape Town's famous Minstrel Carnival which takes place over New Year. Volunteer with Via Volunteers in South Africa and check out the 'Kaapse Klopse' (Cape Minstrels).

Add a little culture and color by vising Cape Town this New Year's for the Cape Minstrel ("Coon") Festival!

Add a little culture and color by vising Cape Town this New Year's for the Cape Minstrel ("Coon") Festival!