On Sunday we took off to visit the Township of Khayelitsha to do an art tour with our guide and local artist Juma. Khayelitsha is the home of 2.2 million people. They live in different types of settlements of which we visited a formal and informal one. Juma guided us along many of the great murals located in the townships and explained the stories behind them. The wonderful thing about Juma is even though he can move to the city, he decided to stay and live in the township to help the people through art. But the most remarkable thing is just how lovely and kind the people in the townships are. We also painted our own mural which was so much fun! The local people came to watch and took pictures with us. The owner of the Village House restaurant prepared a wonderful lunch for us.
When we finished our emotional tour we had to run to the supermarket to be ready in time for the Kirstenbosch concert. Kirstenbosch is the beautiful botanical garden of Cape Town located at the slope of the table mountain. On the Sundays in summer concerts are hosted here. Everyone gathers on picnic blankets and brings food, wine and enjoys nature, music and food. This was the last concert of this summer and featured December Streets and the Vanilla.
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