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The Western Cape, with it is really scenic natural beauty is the best spot to start an African journey. Described by Francis Drake when he rounded the Cape all those people yrs back as "a most stately point plus the fairest Cape we noticed in the whole circumference of your globe."

The Cape was also named "The Cape of Storms" by other voyagers, this change in notion ´╗┐cheap parking at newcastle airport the massive number of moods which impact this southern tip of Africa dominated by its famed flat topped mountain, soaring 1000m outside of the ocean.

The Cape Peninsula comprises numerous components, the colourful evening lifetime of your V&A Waterfront to lonely windswept rocks of Cape Point, graveyard of a lot of a ship. Gracious homes set amongst vineyards, comical penguins at Africa's only mainland breeding colony at Boulders Beach, Simonstown or lively street markets where bargain priced clothes, jewellery and art may be found.

The town was first inhabited while in the seventeenth century by shipwrecked seamen and deserters. Kalk Bay is a fishing village which still retains much of its original character and has a vibrant night time everyday living as well as interesting shops which are open seven days a week.

The "Historic Mile" (twenty one of your buildings in St Georges street are over 150 yrs old), is a popular walk along pavements once trodden by Admiral Nelson. The Simonstown Museum has displays on the early history from the town, and is open to visitors daily except Sunday. The boulders beach penguin colony is one of only two mainland breeding colonies of your jackass penguin and also offers sheltered swimming.



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