About Cape Town

An Author’s take on Cape Town.

Alex Pearl Author

  A few years ago I was in Cape Town on business with a work colleague. Having sat through three days of interminable meetings we both felt the need to spend what little time we had left, exploring this remarkable city on four wheels. With this in mind we found ourselves the cheapest car hire company in town and made a hasty exit. Cape Town is quite some city. Imagine Sydney and San Francisco rolled into one with mountains, white sandy beaches and ostriches thrown in for good measure, and you’ll get some idea of the place. It’s also a land of contrasts with clear and visible traces left behind by apartheid. Drive from the up-market leafy environs of Clifton to Stellenbosch and you’ll suddenly find