by Ed Yourdon
Interesting things to do in Cape Town, South Africa
Cape town is one of the most important tourist destinations of South Africa. This city has plenty of things to offer to its tourists and ensure that they come back again and again. Although, everything about Cape town is full of splendor, but there are few interesting things that are highly suggested and are a must visit to complete your trip to south Africa. Here are some:
Cable car up Table Mountain
Adventurous, exciting and enthralling to say the least. The cable cars at 112 meters below the Table mountain is a must visit. This journey will give a bird’s view of the entire city. This cable car is not only a huge adventure but also allows you to get a cable ride through the highest roads of South Africa.
Diving with the Sharks
This is not fantasy but sheer reality. In Cape town you can enjoy one of the most incredible experience of your life. Cape town is said to be nesting huge shark population. The adventure freaks will have to travel 175 km to a place called Gansbaii, the shark capital of the world, the experience of the life awaits you there. You are allowed to dive into the shark infested water in a shark cage and actually spend time with the sharks under the water.
South African history
The essence of South Africa is in its history. With a rich history of struggle and apartheid, which ended in 1990, south Africa has huge inspirational stories to offer its tourist. It would not be wrong to say that a visit to Cape town is practically incomplete without visiting the museums and symbols that speak of their struggle extensively.
Visit the Pan African Market
Visiting Cape Town and not picking up souvenirs is not possible. The best product lies at the rural markets to the urban malls of the city that gives you a glimpse of their indigenous work of art and craft. Ensure that you pick up artifacts like wire woven baskets, cacti and pop-art pics to authentic African masks and beautifully bound Indian leather notebooks, that speaks about South African culture explicitly.
Discover the Cape Jazz rhythm
Cape Town’s jazz scene is a crucial part of its heritage. The city’s jazz draws its inspiration from their days of struggle and are one of the best form of world music. Every nuke and corner of Cape Town will bring you close to jazz in more ways than one.