Photo Diary: Cape Town and the Winelands

King’s alumnus and jet setter Kyveli Short takes us on a visual tour of Cape Town and the Winelands, showing us the wonderful architecture, incredible landscapes, and a few cool animals.

image1The V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.

image2Table Mountain with its cloudy ‘tablecloth’, as seen from the V&A Waterfront.

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Across Table Mountain.

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Beautiful flora atop Table Mountain. Of the world’s six floral kingdoms, the Cape floral kingdom is the smallest and richest per unit of area.

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In the distance, you can see Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, as well as the Cape Town Stadium that was used for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

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Situated at the foot of Signal Hill, Bo-Kaap is the historical centre of Cape Malay culture in Cape Town.

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The Houses of Parliament in Cape Town.

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African goods at an outdoor market in Cape Town.

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Township on the outskirts of Cape Town.

image13 image14The Vergelegen Wine Estate in Somerset West.
image15Strand beach, located in the Western Cape, is a popular surfing spot.
image16 image17The Cape of Good Hope in the Table Mountain National Park, which is also home to…
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…ostriches and baboons!
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Shark cage diving in Gansbaai.
image21Boulders beach which is home to…
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…the African penguin!
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Would you like to share some photos from your travels? Let our Editor, Steph, know at glossa.editor@gmail.com.

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