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Feb 8, 2012 - Arniston

@@@@@@@ BACKGROUND Here are some excerpts from the Lonely Planet – South Africa & Lesotho & Swaziland chapter on the Western Cape about Arniston: “One of the Western Cape’s gems, Arniston is a charming village in a dramatic, windswept setting. It has a bit of an identity crisis – it’s named after both the vessel wrecked off its treacherous coast in 1815, and the sea cave large enough to turn a wagon with a full span of oxen (Waenhuiskrans means ‘ox-wagon crag’); not that a wagon could have got inside the cave as the small entrance is down a...

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