Day 36: Robben Island revisited – the ferry trip

The trip to Robben Island for today’s tourist is a comfortable one, in a modern ferry with two indoor decks and one outdoor deck on the top, with a bar, restrooms and staff attending to the needs. And even though the trip can be quite rocky when the sea is bumpy with two meters highContinue reading “Day 36: Robben Island revisited – the ferry trip”

Day 26: Robben Island and (not) Cape Point

Robben Island This morning at 9 am I took the ship to visit the infamous prison island “Robben Island” where during times of Apartheid political prisoners were held captive. It was apparently a good decision to start the day early because a short time later the ferry company decided to cancel the other two tripsContinue reading “Day 26: Robben Island and (not) Cape Point”