Shipwreck on Long Beach
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Shipwreck on Long Beach

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Long ago a ship ran aground here and has wasted away over the years and become buried under sand.

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Images à proximité de Greater Cape Town

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A: Noordhoek

Par Francois Pretorius, A 4.0 km

Noordhoek valley on the Southern Peninsula of Cape Town, South Africa

Noordhoek

B: Noordhoek

Par Francois Pretorius, A 4.0 km

View over the Noordhoek Valley, (Cape Town, South Africa) from the Ou Kaapse Weg.

Noordhoek

C: Chapmans Peak at dusk

Par John Gore, A 4.0 km

One of the most spectacular seaside drives in South Africa, Chapman's Peak. This road winds along the...

Chapmans Peak at dusk

D: Cobble Stones on Chapman's Peak

Par Lee Casalena, A 5.2 km

An ocean view from a cobble stone path near Chapman's Peak Drive, which has been closed off indefinit...

Cobble Stones on Chapman's Peak

E: Chapman's Peak, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

Par Martin Broomfield, A 5.2 km

From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chapman's_PeakChapman's Peak is the name of a mountain o...

Chapman's Peak, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

F: Chapmans Peak

Par Lee Casalena, A 5.2 km

A view of Hout Bay Harbour and the Sentinel from the top lookout of Chapman's Peak Drive, in Cape Tow...

Chapmans Peak

G: Hout Bay, Chapman's Drive

Par Johan Offermans & Karl Overholt, A 6.0 km

Summer (February) in the Cape. Chapmans Drive on Cape Penninsula, looking over the beautiful Hout Bay.

Hout Bay, Chapman's Drive

H: Rock Pool in Fishoek

Par Lee Casalena, A 8.3 km

This rock pool is found alongside a popular jogging route on the coast of Fishoek, about 100m from th...

Rock Pool in Fishoek

I: Pisces Divers - Cape Town, South Africa

Par Jacques de Vos, A 8.5 km

Pisces Divers in a friendly and professional PADI dive centre in Cape Town, South Africa. As seen her...

Pisces Divers - Cape Town, South Africa

J: Kalk Bay Harbour

Par Lee Casalena, A 9.3 km

Kalk Bay is a historical town on the False Bay coast. The harbour draws many visitors seeking freshly...

Kalk Bay Harbour

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The earliest fossil of the homo sapiens family (human beings) was found in Ethiopia, dating back more than 200,000 years. Compared to this length of time, even the "ancient Sumerians" from 6000 B.C. are drooling toddlers.

Let's mention a few African heroes you may have heard of, for inspiration in the face of the continued economic inequality and violence which plague Africa today: Nelson Mandela, first democratically elected President of South Africa, who fought against apartheid and served 27 years in prison while advocating freedom and peace. Haile Salassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, who resisted Mussolini and the fascist Italian invasion of WWII, and who is worshipped as an incarnation of God by the Rastafari movement. Kwame Nkrumah, first Prime Minister of Ghana, advocate of uniting Africa in Pan-Africanism. Fela Kuti, inventor of Afrobeat music, who declared his home to be an independent state, ran for president of Nigeria, and to whose funeral ONE MILLION PEOPLE came to pay their respects.

In June 2001 the African Union was formed, consisting of 53 African States organized, like in the EU, around common economic and political development.

Text by Steve Smith.

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