Cape Point

Hpim1101 Growing up in history class we all read about the difficulties that sailors had getting around the Cape of Good Hope, so it was a must visit to see the southern tip of the Cape Peninsula.

It’s a day trip from Cape Town and we did it yesterday. 

It is an impressive sight.  The idea that there is nothing but ocean from this point south to Antarctica is pretty amazing.

It took us about an hour and a half to drive down there.

Hpim1100 We took this cool train thing they called a funicular up to the peak where the original lighthouse is.

And then we walked about fifteen minutes more to the tip where the new lighthouse is.  The walk down was a breeze and you pass these amazing cliffs.  The walk back up was a bit of an effort, but well worth it.

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The wind was blowing hard at Cape Point yesterday as everyone’s hair shows.

We had a great time and I would recommend this trip to anyone visiting Cape Town.