#1474 – Freedom Cannot Be Manacled!
The harbour at Robben Island today gives a visual message of defiance, though the ever-present Table Mountain still hovers above everything.
#1473 – View from Afar…
Robben Island is very much the South Africa’s Alcatraz, but designed for political prisoners rebelling against Apartheid, rather than criminals and Mafioso.
However, while those held in the San Francisco prison might have been tempted to make a break across the water, for those incarcerated on the Capetonian island, the shark-infested distance was just that bit too far, no matter how alluring the view was…
#1472 – Shrouded
Despite the clear blue, summer skies, the weather on Table Mountain can do whatever it likes. Some days it can form a stunning green backdrop to the city of Cape Town, while on the flip of a coin it can be shrouded in cloud, invisible to all and a danger to those who might have wished to venture to the top.