Good morning from Bo-Kaap... I lost myself today in Cape Town's most colorful neighborhood... Isn't that amazing? I'm pretty sure if all cities in the world would have such colorful houses, people would be much happier.
Oct 13 First time in Cape Town? 5 things to do on your trip
First time in Cape Town? From natural beauty and urban haunts to historical landmarks, South Africa's Mother City has it all. Here are some of the sights, cafés, streets and local hangouts you should explore in Cape Town.
Today South Africa is characterised by the kaleidoscope of cultures, traditions and religions that brought about the term Rainbow Nation. Without doubt a great way to experience the diversity of cultures is through the local food, often referred to as the Rainbow Cuisine. For the daring diner, South Africa offers culinary adventures ranging from crocodile and mopane worms to Ostrich eggs.
Built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) as a maritime replenishment station, the Castle of Good Hope is the oldest surviving colonial building in South Africa. From 1678 it was the centre of civilian, administrative and military life at the Cape, until the settlement grew and some functions and activities moved away from the Castle. Today the Castle is the seat of the military in the Cape, and houses the Castle Military Museum and Iziko Museums of Cape Town