Let Southbound take you back in time and uncover the rich history of a South African icon--Robben Island--a desolate little island off that coast of Cape Town in the bleak Atlantic, that has come to symbolize to the world the very essence of the struggle for freedom.
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The Apartheid years
Fauna and flora
Afrikaans apartheid arrested arrived asylum Autshumao Battery became Bloubergstrand boat Boer British building built called Cape Town cattle cells century chief chronically sick church coast colony coloured Company convicts criminal prisoners cultural disease Doman Dutch Dutch East India Eastern Cape European exile ferry finally forced frontier Gateway guns harbour hard labour Herrie incarceration Infirmary Johnson Mlambo Khoikhoi Krotoa land lepers leprosy live lunatics mainland Makhanda Maqoma maximum-security prison military Murray’s nation Nelson Mandela Nongqawuse Organization P. W. Botha patients Pieter police political prisoners powerful Pretoria prisoners on Robben protected quarry resistance leaders Riebeeck Rivonia Robben Island Robben Island Museum Robert Sobukwe seals and penguins sent to Robben settlers ships South Africa Strandlopers struggle Table Bay Table Mountain things tour tribes village walk warders World Heritage Xhore Xhosa Xhosa Wars Zille
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