Robben Island

Robben Island is the unique symbol of “the triumph of the human spirit over adversity, suffering and injustice” and when visiting Cape Town, a trip to Robben Island should be on your to do list.

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    These days, a trip to Robben Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a must-do on the itinerary of any tourist to Cape Town. For centuries, however, the trip was one to be feared. Forget palm trees and sun-kissed beaches; Robben Island’s allure lies in its rich and wretched history. South Africa’s first democratically elected president – Nelson Mandela –…

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    Ask anybody what there is to do on Robben Island and they will tell you about the prison. But take a trip to the iconic island and you will find that there is so much more. The world at large knows the island for the now-defunct prison that has stood there since the 60’s (it was completed in 1964) and…

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