Colourful

The houses in the photo below are located in Cape Town’s most colourful neighbourhood, Bo-Kaap.

It is not known exactly when or why homeowners started painting their houses in this way. The area is formerly know as the Malay Quarter. Today is it a culturally diverse area, with residents of all races and cultures. It’s a popular tourist destination and tourist buses are to be found parked outside the Bo-Kaap Museum, where all tours of the area start.

The colourful houses of Bo-Kaap ©2016 Regina Martins
The colourful houses of Bo-Kaap
©2016 Regina Martins

Colourful. 

 

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