Trip to Cape Town, South Africa - March 2008
Pictures from Cape Town

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On this page you will find pictures from the trip to Cape Town in South Africa. They are more or less sorted in the right order. Please move the cursor over each picture to get a tool tip with more information.

Going to the top of Table Mountain

Waiting in line for the cable car to get to the top of Table Mountain

Cable car coming into lower station View form the cable car going up to the top of Table Mountain View to Camps Bay from Table Mountain Gard with a view to Camps Bay
Scene from the top of Table Mountain View to the city bowl from Table Mountain Here you can see both cable car stations at Table Mountain Not the sign you want to see when you go trekking  

Tour of the winelands

The Hylton Ross tour bus

Scene from Nelson's Creek wine estate Close encounter with a big cat at Spier wine estate Where Nelson Mandela was released from Getting instructions about wine tasting at Nelson's Creek

Several paid to pat a cat at Spier

       

Going to the Cape Point

View to Dias beach at the Cape Point

Path leading up to the Cape Point Cliffs at the Cape Point View towards the Cape peninsula from Cape Point Noordhoek Beach after Chapman's Peak drive
Nikki at Chapman's Peak drive at sunset Chapman's Peak drive in sunset The tram station at Cape Point A ship in a dry dock at Simon's Town Submarine at Simonstown
Gard and a Jackass penguin at Simonstown Penguins at Boulder beach outside Simonstown A picnic spot with a view at Chapman's Peak drive Cabin for sale in Hout Bay :-) Nikki and Gard with a view to Hout Bay
View to Chapman's Peak drive Our AVIS rental car, a Toyota Yaris The landscape outside Cape Town is beautiful Nikki and Gard at the Cape Point  

In the footsteps of the VOC

The VOC logo

A model of Castle of good hope All the flag of South Africa Approaching Castle of Good hope The Slave Lodge

Entrance to the Castle of good hope

Statue of Jan Smuts outside Slave Lodge Gard looking for the perfect angle for the picture Cape Town City Hall  

Around town

The noon gun cafe

View of the waterfront area from Signal Hill View of Table Mountain from Signal Hill area Some of the houses in the Bo-Kaap area The Bo-Kaap museum

Inside the Bo-Kaap museum

Artwork at the Monkeybiz store The Table cloth A squirrel in the Company's Garden Some were a bit afraid of the wildlife :-)

Incase you are lost and need to find the way to the South Pole :-)

Nelson Mandela gateway Nikki at the waterfront area Column of memory at Slave Lodge Scene from the Slave Lodge

Table Mountain seen from the waterfron area

In the lounge going to Cape Town We used South African Airways to South Africa and to Cape Town    

Eating out in Cape Town

Having tiramisu at 95 Keerom St.

Karoo lamb at 95 Keerom St. Liver at Famous Butcher Grill The chocolate orgasm at Famous Butcher Grill was faking it Ox tail at Famous Butcher Grill

Chocolate fondant at Savoy Cabbage

Lamb at Savoy Cabbage Scene from Savoy Cabbage You can find lots of great wine in South Africa Koeksister at Noon Gun cafe

The cheese at Five Flies was a bit on the boring side

Gard at Five Flies Nikki had ostrich at Five Flies Nikki had calemari for starter at Five Flies  

Images from our hotel Mandela Rhodes Place (click here for my review)

Our hotel Mandela Rhodes Place seen from Wale street

The bed at Mandela Rhodes Place Sofa area at the room in Mandela Rhodes Place Kitchen table at Mandela Rhodes Place We had a full kitchen at Mandela Rhodes Place

The room at Mandela Rhodes Place had a modern look

Our room at Mandela Rhodes place was pretty big Breakfast by the pool at Mandela Rhodes Place The TV at Mandela Rhodes Place Lobby/bar at Mandela Rhodes Place

The bathroom at Mandela Rhodes Place

View down to the lobby at Mandela Rhodes place We never got to try out the pool at Mandela Rhodes Place The wine shop at Mandela Rhodes place had lots of wine for tasting  

 

 

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