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Top 10 Cape Town and the Winelands by Loren Minsky, Philip Briggs

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The Cape Peninsula

The Cape Peninsula is a mountainous sliver of land that extends southward from Cape Town to Cape Point, flanked by the open Atlantic to the west and False Bay to the east. Two-thirds of the coastline along the north of the peninsula is studded with quaint villages, sandy beaches and pretty seaside resorts. However, the ragged mountain spine remains largely unsettled, supporting a cover of unspoilt fynbos interspersed with plantation forest. Most of the peninsula is protected within Table Mountain National Park (TMNP). Outdoor enthusiasts living in Cape Town will testify to the opportunities that TMNP presents; you could spend ...

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