12 Reasons Why You Need to Visit Cape Town, South Africa

12 Reasons Why You Need to Visit Cape Town, South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa (B)

How would I describe Cape Town? Picture this: Miami Beach vibes with the diversity of New York City added into this eclectic rainbow nation mix. Interested yet?

Before the World Cup in 2010, most people in the western hemisphere knew very little of Cape Town. Leave it to a globally beloved sport like soccer to put it on the map for everyone to take notice. And I’m so glad I did take notice. Cape Town actually made me reminisce about Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; with its mountain flanked beaches and it also reminded me of Miami and New York for its wonderful diversity and mixture of cultures.

1. Amazing Beaches: The great thing about a coastal city in the Southern most tip of Africa? Amazing beaches at every turn. Camp’s Bay immediately brought back memories of my home country of Brazil. Beautiful bay flanked by mountains from both sides is very similar to Rio de Janeiro and Salvador. The energy in Cape Town was very much Brazil meets Miami Beach even in the winter! Be sure to catch the sunset from Camp’s Bay, it was spectacular! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 12 Reasons Why You Need to Visit Cape Town, South Africa
Guide Location: South Africa » Cape Town
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Ana Wildgust
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.chasingwildgusts.com/2017/11/why-visit-cape-town-south-africa/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • V&A Waterfront
  • Nurul Islam Mosque
  • Green Market Square
  • Kloof Street
  • Long Street
  • Ashanti Designs
  • Watershed Market
  • District 6 Museum
  • Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa
  • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
  • Groot Constancia
  • The Power and The Glory
  • El Burro Taqueria
  • Beleza
  • Mama Africa
  • V&A Food Market
  • Hudson The Burger Joint

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