Cape Town, also known as ‘The Mother City’, is South Africa’s oldest Town located at the most Southern point of the African Continent. The Dutch founded Cape Town as a refreshment station for European ships en route to the Indian Ocean and Asia. By the early 19th Century it was a cosmopolitan Port marked by conflict between Dutch settlers and British colonists which culminated into the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902.
Today, CT has one of South Africa’s most diverse populations. In spite of their differences and fierce social contrasts, the majority of the 3.5 million inhabitants wouldn’t trade their City for any other place on Earth. Cape Town’s iconic attractions and destinations, include the world heritage Table Mountain site and V&A Waterfront harbor where one can take a ferry to Robben Island where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison.
Cape Town counts numerous places of wonder, among those: Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Clifton, Sea Point, Bantry Bay, Green Point, Bo Kaap, the main museums (African, Jewish, District Six and Gold museum), the International Convention Centre, St George’s Cathedral and the many prestigious Hotels and Mansions along the stunning coastal suburbs of Camps Bay, not to mention the legendary Constantia Wine Route …