The Castle of Good Hope as it is today, Cape Town

The Castle of Good Hope. 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.

Kalk Bay, one of my fave arty and eatery spots in Cape Town: full of history, quaintness and sheer charm everywhere!

Kalk Bay, Cape Town- I can see my childhood home where my parents still live!

The Grand Parade with the City Hall of Cape Town and the Table Mountain in the back ground - South Africa

The South Africa government type is based on one of the most progressive constitutions and bills of rights in the world.

Muizenburg Station in Muizenberg, Western Cape. #muizenberg #muizenbergstation

Muizenburg Station in Muizenberg, Western Cape.

Moving south along the road after taking the bend and climbing a small hill we find the palatial home “Rust-en-Vrede”. It was originally designed by Sir Herbert Baker as a residence for Cecil John Rhodes but he died prior to construction. Sir Abe Bailey bought the site from Rhodes’ deceased estate and built the home as Baker had designed it and in strict accordance with Rhodes’ request that Baker practised architectural restraint. The construction of “Rust-en-Vrede” was undertaken by local…

Moving south along the road after taking the bend and climbing a small hill we find the palatial home “Rust-en-Vrede”. It was originally designed by Sir Herbert Baker as a residence for Cecil John Rhodes but he died prior to construction. Sir Abe Bailey bought the site from Rhodes’ deceased estate and built the home as Baker had designed it and in strict accordance with Rhodes’ request that Baker practised architectural restraint. The construction of “Rust-en-Vrede” was undertaken by local…

Longmarket str in the Bo-Kaap | by Etiennedup.Etienne du Plessis - "Longmarket street looking eastward from the Bo-Kaap towards the city and Devils Peak. Not a lot has changed here since 1965 when this photo was recorded."

Longmarket str in the Bo-Kaap | by Etiennedup.Etienne du Plessis - "Longmarket street looking eastward from the Bo-Kaap towards the city and Devils Peak. Not a lot has changed here since 1965 when this photo was recorded."


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