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Saturday Spot: A Day at the South African Museum…

July 22nd, 2012 · 8 Comments

We had a glorious day of sunshine and after weeks indoors we had to be out and about…

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I did something we hardly ever do… and went into the museum for a visit…

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We met some wild beasts…

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One of us was quite animated about the whole event…

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Penguins…

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And just a little curiosity…

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And explored the ocean…

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Wow… the whales…

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We listened to the whales…
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And noticed a LOT of shark activity around our coast…

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And got swallowed by a shark…

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The dinosaurs definitely were the feature of the day…

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There was awe…

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Seriously, world of wonder…

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And there be dragons..

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Just how big is your hand?
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And were they going somewhere?
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There was a lecturer…
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And we have more than one teacher…

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And a couple of bones…

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Glad he didn’t break that leg!!!

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And mind those teeth…

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Of the giant ‘gator…
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And babies!!!
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We made it through… and the museum was still standing…

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And who can resist a map…

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And now my kids all know that their are a heap of museums in Cape Town that they haven’t visited!!!

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And out we went…
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Into the sunshine…
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And a clamber…
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And we met the pigeons…
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And this little guy could not get enough of the pigeons!!!

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Absolutely no peace for the pigeons…

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And look for plaques to discover who’s who of the statues…

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Meet Sir Henry Timson Lukin…

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We had to look for the gigantic fish in the fish ponds…

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A glance at the Art Gallery…

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And a wander up and down The Company Gardens…

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Up town…

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And down town…

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We had to capture our pigeon pirate and head for home…
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My kids are dying to go back with their sketchbooks. Have to say a trip to the museum was good fun… an easy and interesting outing. Well worth a trip into the city!!! Now that everyone has a pamphlet and knows that there are more than a few museums to visit, I am thinking we will be bringing you a series on Cape Town’s museums…

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