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posted 07 March 2004 01:16 PM      Profile for Sharon     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Central Cape Town. Known as Lie de Kaap, the Lovely Cape, in Afrikaans, and from the city centre, one can understand why: tall beautiful buildings, the sea stretching out turquoise blue and Table Mountain looming above the city. Famed for its nightlife and incredible geography, Cape Town, from this vantage point, cannot be mistaken for any other. But if you board the metro train east out of central station, you'll roll past kilometres of shacks built metres away from the railway lines, right up until the last stop: Khayelitsha. People are shocked at my white skin, wondering out loud if I got on the wrong train.

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