Tuesday night/ arrival in Cape Town

We made our 1 hr 20 min ‘hop’ from Frankfurt to Paris’s Charles de Gaulle airport this morning, and then took the long south-bound flight (11 h 20 mins) to Cape Town.   It was 10 pm local time at our arrival.  As I got into my rental car and started driving, I kept telling myself to keep left ! keep left !  (Driving in South Africa is on the left hand side, same as in the UK). There’s a much larger risk that one would drive in the wrong direction late at night when the streets are deserted.

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This is at Frankfurt airport. The bus took us to the Embraer 190 regional jet (yes, it says Hop! on the side) for the short ‘hop’ to Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris.
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Tailfins as seen from the shuttle bus .. we had just arrived at Charles de Gaulle, and the bus is now taking us to the international terminal.
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And now I am officially in the southern hemisphere, south the of equator.  This is the flight tracker’s map, and we are two hours out from arriving at Cape Town (‘Le Cap’, as it is called by the French).

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