Cobble Stones on Chapman's Peak
An ocean view from a cobble stone path near Chapman's Peak Drive, which has been closed off indefinitely due to rock slides.
A view of Hout Bay Harbour and the Sentinel from the top lookout of Chapman's Peak Drive, in Cape Tow...
Summer (February) in the Cape. Chapmans Drive on Cape Penninsula, looking over the beautiful Hout Bay.
One of the most spectacular seaside drives in South Africa, Chapman's Peak. This road winds along the...
View over the Noordhoek Valley, (Cape Town, South Africa) from the Ou Kaapse Weg.
Noordhoek valley on the Southern Peninsula of Cape Town, South Africa
Long ago a ship ran aground here and has wasted away over the years and become buried under sand.
This rock pool is found alongside a popular jogging route on the coast of Fishoek, about 100m from th...
Kalk Bay is a historical town on the False Bay coast. The harbour draws many visitors seeking freshly...
Kalk Bay harbour is a popular spot for local fishermen.Virtual Tour Photography by 360 South Africa.
Pisces Divers in a friendly and professional PADI dive centre in Cape Town, South Africa. As seen her...
Welcome to Africa, AKA the motherland! Check out African Internet Radio while you're scoping the panoramas.
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.