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4 Days in Cape Town

Last month my friend (and former Peace Corps Volunteer), Shelby, came to visit SA. Aside from forcing her to make a video with me answering common questions about Peace Corps, we travelled all over South Africa. We spent four days in Cape Town, and here are some activities we recommend that fit perfectly in a 4-day itinerary. 
*** Day 1: Bo-KaapBo-Kaap is a historic district of Cape Town and former township (where people were forced to relocate during Apartheid). The Malay Quarter (as it was previously known) has a unique and rich history, and is famous for the colorfully painted buildings. Take a walk around the small but beautiful community, visit the oldest Mosque in Cape Town, or learn more about Bo-Kaap's history at the Bo-Kaap Iziko Museum. 
Shelby and I stayed at an AirBnB in the Bo-Kaap area and loved being able to stay in one of the famous pastel houses. (Also, gentrification is real and present in Bo-Kaap.)

Greenmarket Square I love this outdoor market for finding some …