Robben Island

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30 South Publishers, 2008 - Travel - 142 pages
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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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About the author (2008)

DAVID FLEMINGERrsquo;s first book, Back Roads of the Cape, was published in 2005. He has also written 6 other guides in the Southbound Pocket Guides series. He has also worked in many different aspects of the media industry-as a scriptwriter, director, editor, post-production supervisor, interviewer and producer. He has written and directed theatre shows, TV series and educational videos and is studying for an MA in Tourism & Heritage Studies at Wits University. A born-and-bred Jorsquo;burger, he lives in the northern suburbs with sundry pets and housemates. Much to his motherrsquo;s mounting despair he is still single but spends his time watching theatre, cricket and walking his dogs in the park.

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