Scarborough Beach on the Cape Peninsula.

Western Cape

The splendours of the Western Cape lie not only in its world-class vineyards, stunning beaches and mountains, but also in lesser-known regions, such as the wide-open spaces of the Karoo, the many nature reserves and the wilderness areas. Make sure you get out into these wild, less-visited areas for birdwatching and wildlife adventure, as well as pure relaxation under vast skies.


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Nelson Mandela revisits the cell at Robben Island prison in February 1994 where he was jailed for more than two decades.


I toured Robben Island prison with Nelson Mandela’s former guard and close friend

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