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"Look Man - It's not a good idea to display wealth" Cape Town Warnings Or Dangers Tip by PoppaG

Cape Town Warnings and Dangers: 142 reviews and 77 photos

I have to admire the bravery of tourists walking around the streets of Cape Town with a nice £400 Nikon camera around their neck - Unless you really want to donate your equipment to the "locals" - Just remember they will "do you" for your shoes man!

I spent 8 months in this beautiful City without incedent, however I never displyed any obvious wealth (although I felt much safer will a few hundered Rand in the pocket - They WILL NOT beleive you don't have any money so don't even try to negotiate.) But feel free to try your luck!

You can go out all night long, just don't go anywhere there are not people around and don't go off with anyone offering to get some "Ganja" for you - You will be done as soon as your out of sight!

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  • Written Mar 25, 2005
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