Abalone, a large sea snail native to the Western Cape, is a popular local delicacy. To meet demand, the seafood industry created abalone farms which gross $50 million annually.
At the southern tip of Africa, where two oceans violently collide, the spectacular flat-topped Table Mountain stands guard over a richly diverse metropolis of cultures and people. Welcome to the Western Cape, a region transformed by diamonds and wine, film and tourism, and a message of peace and freedom from a one-time banished exile. Take flight and discover the breathtaking wonder of this remarkable province from above.
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