Cape Town

by Caroline Killmer March. 07, 2012 3618 views

Seagulls and cormorants on the approach to Robben Island.

Jail cell.

Robben Island bathroom facilities.

They had several cells available for viewing with cabinets holding former prisoners' belongings, like this cool bag made of newspapers. The stories of each prisoner who had occupied the cell were printed and posted on the walls, but there was not much time given for reading.

Nelson Mandela's former cell.

Gull, gull poop.

Robben Island.

Table Mountain and Cape Town (the speckles below).

The limestone quarry where prisoners used to work at Robben Island.

Cape Town's delightful Bo Kaap neighborhood.

Colorful houses and old cars in Bo Kaap.

Table Mountain, Cape Town and a security wall.

The beach!

A young, kinda scruffy seagull.


A dog enjoys the beach. Did not notice the RIP rock until a few minutes later.

Kids play on the rocks on the Cape Town beach.

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