Charles Darwin in a letter to his sister, Catherine, 1836 wrote;
This is a pretty and singular town; it lies at the foot of an enormous wall, which reaches into the clouds, and makes a most imposing barrier. Cape Town is a great inn, on the great highway to the east.
Magical Cape Town…
If you’re considering visiting one of the world’s best cities that has an interesting history to explore, think no further than Cape Town, situated at the tip of Africa. Popularly known as the “Mother City”, the city has some of South Africa’s most important history and culture. The city’s beauty is complemented by Table Mountain, which sits majestically in the background.
Cape Town is a breezy bay city at the very southwestern tip of South Africa. With its wholesome environment preserved by the efforts of its city and locals, Cape Town has some incredible scenery to behold. The region has rich, fertile grounds where wildflowers and wildlife thrive.
South Africa has come a long way, indeed. Today, you’ll see locals take pride in their love of sports, tribal heritage, diverse cuisines and its hard-won stories. For those planning to visit Cape Town or thinking about going, here are some of the absolute must-dos that’ll convince you to book your tickets today.
IT’S THE WORLD’S BEST CITY
For the fourth year in a row the Telegraph Travel Awards voted Cape Town the Best City in the world to visit. Over 75 000 readers of the Telegraph cast their votes in one of the most comprehensive and reliable travel surveys in Britain. Interestingly (and as an aside) they also voted South Africa the third best country in the world to visit, after New Zealand and the Maldives.
And Cape Town also made Lonely Planet’s Top 10 cities list for travelers in 2017, featuring second on the list…