Close-up of the Sea Point Formation on Robben Island
Robben Island covers about 1000 acres of land
Oyster catcher sitting on two eggs, visible directly beneath her breast and cryptically the same color as the rocks in the nest
Nelson Mandela's cell within the prison
Table Bay and Cape Town from Table Mountain
The guides are always excellent here and are themselves ex-prisoners. This one, Oliver, made an interesting comment at the end of his tour. He thanked all of the people of Belgium, Germany, the United States, and all of the countries of the world that put so much pressure on the Apartheid government of South Africa to end this policy. It was both moving and insightful.
Back at the Waterfront area of Cape Town. This is a very lively redevelopment area with shops, restaurants and museums.
This map shows the six Floral Provinces of the world with the Cape Floral Province as the smallest but one of the most diverse. A series of flower photographs follows.