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Is this a "shopping post"? Are there interesting handicrafts, artwork, antiques, or other items that people typically buy there?
The biggest thing people shop for here is local wine. Some people ship massive amounts of Cape Town wine back home when they leave post. - Oct 1, 2017
Cape Town is not much a of a "craft" kind of place. There are plenty of local artists and furniture makers working within their own vision, but there isn't a local style of beadwork or something that you need to pick up to show you've been here. - May 13, 2014
Wine, Wine and more Wine. For those who don't drink--lots of arts-and-crafts and knick-knacks. "Big Five" safari stuff--though that is not really 'Cape Town'. Very cool carved ostrich eggs from the ostrich farm. Anything and everything with Table Mountain on it. Local trips--whale-watching, seal-watching, bird-watching, flower-watching, fishing, hunting. - Aug 26, 2013
Fair-trade crafts, local fashion designers, weekend getaways. - Oct 28, 2007