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.


Across Table Mountain.


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.


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.


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!

Shark cage diving in Gansbaai.
image21Boulders beach which is home to…

…the African penguin!
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