The small coastal town of Fish Hoek, is located about 35 km to the south of Cape Town, in the province of Western Cape. The colorful painted beach huts are a favorite photo motif. From the beautiful beach you can see the opposite mountain range.
The former prison "Robben Island" is located 12 km outside Cape Town in the Atlantic Ocean. Nelson Mandela spent most of his 27-year imprisonment on the small island. Today "Robben Island" is a nature park and national monument.
After the french King Louis XIV deprived the Protestants of all civil rights in 1685, the Huguenots fled into Protestant countries, some even went to settle in South Africa. The Huguenot Monument built in 1948, recalls this period and is a symbol of religious freedom.