Herman Gibbs

The Western Cape

Western Cape, South Africa If the Western Cape were a woman, she would turn heads. As a province of South Africa, the Western Cape draws millions of visitors each year to a seemingly small area if compared with other provinces in South Africa, but one that is so beautiful that it can’t help the distinct attention it draws.Affixed to the …

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Table Mountain – The landmark of Cape Town

Often described as magical and mystical, Table Mountains Cape Town’s most prominent feature and a world famous landmark. This majestic mountain is visible from almost everywhere in Cape Town and is often used as a beacon by which to find direction. The mountain is sculpted from sandstone and rises 1086 metres at its highest point, Maclears Beacon, above the bay. …

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Heritage & Culture

With its nine provinces and 11 official languages, South Africa is a potjiekos (traditional South African pot of food cooked on a fire) of cultures. Add to this interesting mix the influence of apartheid and its legacy, and you’re faced with an interesting array of attractions that document the country’s move from colonial rule in the Cape, through to the …

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Cape Town – The unexpected city

As a city, Cape Town offers far more than you’d expect. The more you explore, the more beautiful it gets. Around every corner and through every door, a world of inspirational experience awaits. Welcome to our website, where you will see that Cape Town is a great city to visit, to live in, to work in, to play in and …

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Scuba Diving

Cape Town plays host to fascinating marine life living among the kelp forests and shifting tides. Dive with cow sharks and gully sharks in False Bay or snorkel with the Cape fur seals near Cape Point: Scuba Shack, +27 (0)72 603 8630, [email protected] , www.scubashack.co.za The “Cape of Storms” is also home to shipwrecks from centuries gone by. Book a …

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Shark cage diving

The ultimate in water adventure is getting up-close and personal with a great white shark – an unforgettable experience (even if you’re just viewing from the surface). The Western Cape is the perfect place for an encounter with this predator of the deep, due to the strong presence of the Cape fur seals. Shark cage dive with: African Shark Eco-Charters, …

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Herschelle Gibbs 175 off 111 balls, 6s x 8, 4s x 12

[youtube:9mEKb9vhLdo] Herschelle Herman Gibbs (born 23 February 1974 in Cape Town, South Africa) is a South African cricketer, more specifically a batsman.Gibbs was schooled at St Joseph’s Marist College and then Diocesan College in Rondebosch. Gibbs was a gifted sportman at school playing provincial rugby, cricket and soccer and featuring in [more] SA Schools teams for all three sports.At backward …

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Cape Town History

Cape Town is historically a mingling place for cultures. The Portuguese caravels of Bartholomeu Dias took anchor off its shores in the late 15th century, and it was in 1652 that the Dutch started the first European settlement in Southern Africa here, in the lands of the indigenous Khoi people, who called Table Mountain “Hoerikwaggo” (“the mountain of the sea”). …

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