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Cape Town after Covid: business buzzes despite power outages

24 May 2023

11:09 PM

24 May 2023

11:09 PM

Blazing sunshine. Endless traffic. Horns honking. Wine bars heaving. Trance music blasting. Street hawkers calling. Coastal wind (called the “Cape Doctor” by locals) whistling. Grit in one eye, the other looking over my shoulder. Hair flying in every direction.

To explore central Cape Town is to be gut-punched: by an evolving backdrop of sublime nature and the complexity of the human condition.

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