Bangkok, Rio, Barcelona, and…CAPE TOWN comprise my four favorite international cities in the world. With apologies to Rio, Cape Town has got to be the most beautiful. From 2017 trip, three of my favorite shots:
Do you know the name and significance of the island in the background?
That’s Cape Town hugging the shore and in the distance is Robbin Island, infamous prison that housed Nelson Mandela for over a quarter century.
Mandela was imprisoned for leading a nonviolent campaign against Apartheid in South Africa . In 1994, after 27 years in jail, he was released and then went on to become President, where he lead his country to racial reconciliation and peace.
Martin Luther King 2.0.
” how did you survive your 27 years in prison?”
” I WAS NOT surviving, I was preparing…“
How are YOU using this COVID downtime? Me? I am channeling my inner Mandela.