on November 20, 2002
The gardens are fantastic, really cheap, and a great way to learn about the local vegetation. Squirrels are constantly running around and will actually sit on your hands with the hope of a peanut (you can buy some there). They have a lovely cafe which is surrounded by large oak trees (watch out for the birds above though!! It's said to be lucky if a bird poops on you, but Cape Town weather can make this incredibly unpleasant). The museam is huge and covers absolutely everything. A nice addition is the art museum which only uses local talent and showcases a great deal of history through its local art. When I was there they had an anti-Apartheid themed show that was incredibly interesting.
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