Part Alaska, part Big Sur, but always African, Cape Town can overwhelm a visitor with its grand-scale landscapes. What's more, it's all become very cheap to experience with the South African rand at its lowest level in five years. You can stay in a good hotel room, rent a car, eat excellent meals and hike in magnificent wilderness reserves, all for a total of $300 a day. Below, a ride on Noordhoek Beach.
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