The History of the Cape Point Peninsula Article 2: The first colonization

The weather worn rocks of the Table Mountain chain give you the feeling that they are eternal, and that things have always been as they are today. It is hard to imagine that things were once very different. In geological terms it was only a moment ago that our ancestors came to gaze upon the mountains for the first time. Evidence suggests that our ancestor’s first settled...
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Longbeach Mall- Why all the empty units?

I don't often go to the mall, for me it is the most effective waste of my time imaginable. However, occasionally I have a need for something and have to drag myself there. Many times I just walk from the eastern entrance up to pick and pay. On Sunday I was with D and it was raining heavily so we parked in the underground. We needed to go to Pick and Pay and the photo shop on th...
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Dassenburg Development- What Is Going On Here?

The general area of the proposed development- image thanks to Google EarthWork has begun on the new housing development at the foot of the Dassenberg Mountain (at the base of Ou Kaapse Weg). Clearing began last week so it seems unlikely that the development will not happen, unless the developers go out of business.This makes one question what kind of a process has been gone thr...
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