10 Inspiring Cape Town Photos and Memorable Quotes
Cape Town Photos – Table Mountain
Looking at this Cape Town Photo reminds me of this quote:
This cape is the most stately thing and the fairest cape we saw in the whole circumference of the earth. – From the journal of Sir Francis Drake, on seeing the Cape for the first time, 1580. .
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.
On a lighter note Kululu Airline’s staff had this to say after landing at Cape Town Airport:
…..after that smooth landing we’d like to welcome you to Cape Town, where the mountain is flat, the trees are flat and the people are wonderful people. .
To place this Kululu quote in context; The wind can blow in Cape Town. And some trees look flat. 😉
Cape Town Photos – Nature
This photo taken at Drie Anker Baai Cape Town. With mountains dominating the Cape Town peninsula… nature is never separated from our daily lives. Sea and mountain ensure Cape Townians are never crowed.
During the many years of incarceration on Robben Island, we often looked across Table Mountain at its magnificent silhouette … To us on Robben Island, Table Mountain was a beacon of hope. It represented the mainland to which we knew we would one day return.– Former President Nelson Mandela .
The view from Signal Hill is absolutely priceless. I love sitting on a rock with a glass of good South African wine, watching an awesome sunset. – Premier of the Western Cape Helen Zille
Cape Town Photos – Water Front
Looking at this beautiful Waterfront photo it’s obvious that Cape Town is dominated by Table Mountain. How lucky!
The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in the historic heart of Cape Town’s working harbour is South Africa’s most-visited destination, having the highest rate of foreign tourists of any attraction in the country. Wikipedia .–
Cape Town Photos – Beach in Simonstown
Cape Town Photos – Road Trips
Cape Town Photos – Colourful Bo Kaap
Cape Town Photos – Restaurants and Food
Cape Town Photos – Sea Life
Cape Town Photos – Robben Island
The exterior of the prison at Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated from 1964 to 1982. Here we see a guard tower and a mosque. (Image credit)
Cape Town Photos – Colourful People
This egg man entrained many in and around Cape Town. His sincere smile and our rainbow coloured flag symbolises Cape Town and South Africa. (Image credit).