Bo-Kaap

Bo-Kaap

exploring a former township of Malaysian immigrants with the most colourful houses

Location: 

Bo-Kaap Museum, 71 Wale St, Schotsche Kloof, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa

Duration: 

Friday, November 18, 2016

Personal highlights

  1. Bo-Kaap: slightly elevated district of Cape Town, former township
  2. Township: once, district or village only for coloured or black people
  3. Tourism: today, the special houses attract a horde of gazing tourists
  4. Malaysia: large group of immigrants dating back to the Dutch colony
  5. Colourful: not only the people, but also the houses are very diverse

Image sources

  1. Taking pictures
  2. Bucket of paint
  3. Green and pink
  4. Colourful road
  5. Colourful walls

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