Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art Cape Town

During this travel adventure I’ve explored many great museums and galleries in Europe, but South Africa’s Zeitz Museum always remained near the top of my list. I missed it during past visits and made a point of popping in last week. The first and third floors are closed for renovation and will reopen in August.…

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Francis Fukuyama at UCT

Professor Francis Fukuyama gave a public lecture on his new book, “The Origins of Political Order”, at the University of Cape Town (UCT) last night. Fukuyama is visiting Cape Town to present a course on ‘the role of public policy in private sector development’. The course is under the auspices of UCT’s new Graduate School…

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Lost in Rondebosch, Constantia & Bishopscourt…

Today was a day of continuously getting lost. It was my first day of hiring a car and driving myself around Cape Towns suburbs. Renting a GPS is South Africa is ridiculously expensive (?) so I’m traveling via maps alone. Decided to stay near Cape Town and spend more time at Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden but…

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