Every year they lighten the mood and brighten the province
The 24th of September is not only a day to gather around a braai with friends and family, it’s also a day to celebrate the diversity of South African culture and heritage. In the Western Cape, the influence of Cape Malay culture and other cultural influences is evident in architecture, cuisine and lifestyle in Cape Town. Here are six ways to discover the rich diversity of our city.
A WALK THROUGH VERGELEGEN
Declared as a provincial heritage site in 2019, Vergelegen Wine Estate in Somerset West is known for its magnificent themed gardens. A tour through the estate includes a walk through various gardens such as the International Camellia Garden of Excellence, which is the only blooming camellia tree in Africa. There’s also a 200-year old library with a catalogued collection of 4 500