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Cape Town's name originated from the term 'Cape of Good Hope' when Bartholomew Diaz and other seafarers looked forward to the sight of Table Mountain, like an inn that promised hospitality and prosperity. The presence of Table Mountain in all its splendour still invokes this kind of emotion. Cape Town is steeped in a rich history and is a cultural melting pot with its diverse and vibrant character being derived from Khoisan and other African tribes from the North, and Indonesian, French, Dutch, British and German settlers. Bustling and beautiful, the cosmopolitan nature of Cape Town means that one never tires of the multitude of experiences it has to offer.
Cape Point is a promontory at the south-east corner of the Cape Peninsula, which is a mountainous and very scenic landform that runs north-south for about thirty kilometres at the extreme southwestern tip of the African continent in the Republic of South Africa. Table Mountain and the city of Cape Town are close to the northern extremity of the same peninsula.
Cape Cod Bay
Beautiful ocean and bay beaches, excellent fishing, dunes, whale watching, art galleries, restaurants and nightlife.
Dennis, named the All American Town in 1978, is located in the middle of the Cape Cod and remains small and delightful to visit. Cape Cod bike trail (a lovely 21 mile trail along salt marshes,lakes, ponds, cranberry bog and sand dunes) starts in Dennis.
Simon's Town is a lovely village with a short walk to the beach and a few minutes away is the famous Jackass penguin colony, Scratch Patch and Cape Point. Simon's Town (also widely but incorrectly referred to as Simonstown, is a village and a naval base in South Africa, near Cape Town. It is located on the shores of False Bay, on the eastern side of the Cape Peninsula.
The City of Cape Canaveral is located on the Atlantic Ocean approximately midpoint between Miami and Jacksonville and is slightly over 50 miles east of Orlando. This 1.9 square-mile beach and coastal community is bounded on the west by the Banana River, on the north by Port Canaveral, on the east by the Atlantic Ocean, and on the south by Cocoa Beach.
Grassy Park is historical suburb of Cape Town; having been created in the bygone days of apartheid after forced removals saw many local people sent to settlements in the present day Cape Flats. With a sad past it has certainly become a home for many Capetonians and has thrived as the origin for many a jazz player. With a very rich musical background, this area is the birthplace of unique Cape Town forms of break-dance and jazz, beat boxing and choral singing.
Cape Finisterre is a rock-bound peninsula on the west coast of Galicia, Spain. Cape Finisterre is sometimes said to be the westernmost point of Spain. However, this is not correct, since other locations in Spain are farther west.
Rondebosch is one of the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town, South Africa. It is primarily a residential suburb, with a medium-size shopping area and a small business district.
Cape Cod and the Islands of Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard have much to offer you- and a Cape Cod spring is coming soon... Whether you're going to Sandwich or Provincetown or Martha's Vineyard or Nantucket we're glad you're here.