07 Jul Sunset in Camps Bay
Easy to reach, at about half an hour from the Victoria & Albert Waterfront, Camps Bay is an affluent neighbourhood in a beautiful setting: a white sand beach fringed by a few palm trees and on the opposite side, as a backdrop, the Table Mountain and the Twelve Apostles.
When I was in Cape Town, I liked spending a few hours on the beach in Camps Bay, savouring good fish at one of the restaurants on the seafront, reading a book in the shade, walking along the seashore and waiting for the sunset. Amazed by the scenery, I couldn’t help thinking that this is a place where I could easily spend months. As the sun started setting down and the mountains got shaded in orange, I daydreamed of living in one of the beautiful houses in Camps Bay, with their wide windows and the terraces overlooking the sea.
Then, as soon as the sun sunk in the sea and disappeared, it was time to go back to Cape Town. End of the dream. But maybe, some day I’ll manage to live there for a while…
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