Landscape of Change

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    06 Oct 2014
    Clock 35min      Length1mi
    Rating
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    Tourdescription About the audio tour

    Like many African cities, Cape Town has an identity disorder. It’s trying to overcome it – to reconcile the stories of its past with a new story, about its future, but because people with diverse origins call the city home, space here is contested. Nobody’s take on the Mother City is exactly the same.

    Come with me on a city stroll, to discover the beautiful contradictions and the subtle and not-so-subtle shifts that my city is going through.

    Majorlandmarks Major Landmarks

    National Gallery, Slave Lodge, The Company's Gardens, Centre for the Book, High Court, Parliament

    Startingpoint Directions to starting point

    The route starts at the Slave Lodge, near the bottom entrance to the Company's Garden, at the corner of Wale Street and Adderley Street.

    Tips Tips

    Places to stop along the way:

    The South African National Gallery, Twankey, benches in the Company's Gardens

    Best time to walk:

    During daylight, preferably on weekends.

    Precautions:

    Keep an eye on your belongings, and avoid these areas at night. If there are road closures due to protests at parliament, just skip around the block and play the tracks manually.

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