Table Setting


On Robben Island, South Africa.

A great view of Cape Town from Robben Island, dominated by the beautiful Table Mountain. A must-see place where Nelson Mandela was unjustly imprisoned for decades, Robben Island symbolizes many dichotomies. Despair and hope. Ugliness and beauty. Hatred and tolerance. Walking the grounds, hearing the stories from former prisoners, seeing Mandela’s tiny cell, and peering inside the limestone quarry where Mandela and his compadres gathered to keep their movement alive make the rough ferry ride to the island well worth the angst.

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