Sip vino in South Africa's neat rows of fruiting vines, quaint wineries, and verdant hills. Travel during harvest season, February to April. Fly into Cape Town Int'l Airport, then rent a ride for the scenery-filled drive.
Entrance to the Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town, is the oldest surviving building in South Africa. Built between 1666 and this pentagonal fortification replaced a small clay and timber fort built by Commander Jan van Riebeeck in 1652 upon establishin