Cape Town – V&A Waterfront and surrounds

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We walked to the Waterfront towards midday.  Lunch was a plate of fresh mussels from the west coast.

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We watched yachts taking tourists around the harbour and out into Table Bay.

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This little train takes visitors and children around the Waterfront.  The man with the flag controls the speed and stops the train to allow pedestrians to pass.

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These life size statues are of South Africans who have won the Nobel Peace Prize.  From left to right: Albert Luthuli, Desmond Tutu, FW de Klerk and Nelson Mandela.

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Watching over the statues of our famous leaders, is Table Mountain.

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We walked back to the Marina admiring the gardens and the views.

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Later we went with friends, to a local Greek restaurant which was having a special wine tasting event.

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This part of the city has lovely Edwardian homes.

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The wine farmer gave a talk about his wines from the farm called Groote Post.  It was a dairy farm before they planted  vineyards.

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Each course was matched with a wine from Groote Post.

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Greek food and South African wine go well together.

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After much food and wine we took an Uber taxi back to the Marina and a good night’s sleep.

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Author: valvs

I live in Umhlanga, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa. Much of my schooling was done in the Eastern and Western Cape. After I matriculated from Rhenish Girls' High in Stellenbosch, I went to Grahamstown Teachers' Training College. Most of my teaching was done in Margate and Durban. My hobbies are reading, traveling and photography.

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