• Stockholm Stockholm
    5 year resident, to guide around the local wonders
  • French Polynesia French Polynesia
    6 islands in the South Seas
  • some image Tokyo Tour
    1-day walk around the best spots
  • Japanese Wedding Japanese Wedding
    The dark side of the rising sun
  • Skyline Hong Kong
    Skylines, bar streets, markets & islands
  • some image Fashion shopping in Tokyo
    The best souvenir of Japan is not omiyage
  • Sydney Opera Australia
    Sydney's NYE, Gold Coast & Great Barrier Reef
  • Gecko Hawaii
    Aloha nature wonders
  • Yakushima Yakushima
    Hiking the Princess Mononoke Forest
  • Ishigaki Lighthouse Ishigaki
    Okinawa's shades of blue
  • Yuki Matsuri Hokkaido
    Powder Snow Festival
  • Daikanyama Daikanyama
    Tokyo's SoHo
  • Cosplayer Comiket
    The Biggest Cosplay Event
  • Cherry Tree Blossom Hanami (花見)
    Sakura by the skyscrapers
  • Hiroshima bomb time Hiroshima
    The Bomb & Miyajima
  • top of mount fuji guide to climb Japan
    Top of Mt.Fuji
  • Kyoto & Nara Nara & Kyoto
    Ciervos nadando en lagos de roca
  • Formentera House Formentera
    Mediterranean Sun

19.5.16

Cape Town - Kloof and Long street

Cape Town shopping in Kloof st and Long st
In many ways, Cape Town feels just like San Francisco. Cool city by the sea, with victorian houses, surfers and a huge art community. The only difference is that while in SF you can walk around for days, in Cape Town you need to be more careful, specially at night. Violent crime has been reduced dramatically in the recent years, but still pick pocketing is an issue. Enrique had his phone stolen twice and it would not be the case of any night they went out to come back home without incidents - always someone would have had their wallet and / or phone stolen. Beware of anyone who approaches you, specially kids that are sadly used for this purposes. That's why you see me wearing this old bag which is not large enough to fit by iPhone 6PLUS - because I left it home, together with my new watch and wedding ring. Be careful please!

Best shopping in SA (except for the weekend markets in Johannesburg) are Kloof ST and Long ST in Cape Town, our top 3 favourites were:
  1. Holmes Bros [WEB]: Local Durban brand for cool guy's clothing - yet got a bomber for me...
  2. The Ceramic Factory [WEB]: There's a Global trend on cool ceramics, at least affecting South Africa and China - in Beijing I also found many pieces on this style - all about making funny things such as robots or animal heads in minimalistic porcelain for a cool touch at home
  3. Pan African Market: Carefully selected African art. It's not cheap but amazingly curated.
Cape Town shopping in Kloof st and Long st
Cape Town shopping in Kloof st and Long st
Cape Town shopping in Kloof st and Long st
Cape Town shopping in Kloof st and Long st
Cape Town shopping in Kloof st and Long st
Cape Town shopping in Kloof st and Long st


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