Green market and Fan Fest

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Green market

Today is again rain expected. No Robben island and no Table mountain. I took the taxi bus and for 5 Rand they bring you almost anywhere in the center. I told them to stop as close as possible to greenmarket and of course they did. Within 5 minutes it start raining and time for a cup of coffee inside. I walked around for 2 hours to see the neighborhood there and take photo's. There is a lot of security on the streets. If people are begging for money or food, just walk ahead and at the next corner a policeman will warn him to leave you alone.

Then is was close to the next soccer match and I went to the Grand Parade, the fan fest. The first day I could not get in, but this time there was room for thousands more. I took a seat on the ground and watched the game. The entrance is free, but you will be searched for illegal stuff on you. Like knifes and sticks. There was a little bit trouble with a local seller of chips. He kicked against a beer from a guy and he got angry. He wanted a new beer. But within 10 seconds there was a security man with them and after buying him a new beer everybody watched the soccer again. At the end of the game I was tired and everything hurts after sitting such a long time on the ground, that I decided to watch the second game in my guest house.
The evening game as usual in a nice restaurant with a lot of others.

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Green market
Green market
Big screen at the Fan fest. 10x7 m…
Big screen at the Fan fest. 10x7 …
to sell food and drinks before and…
to sell food and drinks before an…
You find them between the fan fest…
You find them between the fan fes…
Did they forgot something (in fron…
Did they forgot something (in fro…
Streets of Cape town
Streets of Cape town
Streets of Cape town
Streets of Cape town
Arrived at green market
Arrived at green market
Green market square
Green market square
Vuvuzelas
Vuvuzela's
Green market
Green market
The Old Town House, now a museum.
The Old Town House, now a museum.
Green market square, Methodist Chu…
Green market square, Methodist Ch…
Green market square
Green market square
Green market
Green market
Green market square
Green market square
Adderley street
Adderley street
Adderley street
Adderley street
Another one
Another one
Jan Christiaan Smuts was a promine…
Jan Christiaan Smuts was a promin…
A squirrel.
A squirrel.
A squirrel. Will he jump at me?
A squirrel. Will he jump at me?
St Georges Cathedral.
St Georges Cathedral.
Long street.
Long street.
Long street.
Long street.
Long street.
Long street.
Long street.
Long street.
Hard work... team work!
Hard work... team work!
Long street.
Long street.
Long street.
Long street.
Long street. Backpackers
Long street. Backpackers
Police all over.
Police all over.
Long street.
Long street.
They have a dorpsstraat
They have a "dorpsstraat"
Fan fest entrance
Fan fest entrance
Space enough
Space enough
City hall.
City hall.
City hall.
City hall.
City hall.
City hall.
Small screen.
Small screen.
Walking to the big screen
Walking to the big screen
Sitting
Sitting
Fun
Fun
Not busy
Not busy
Yes here I am
Yes here I am
Pedestrian bridges
Pedestrian bridges
On the bridge.
On the bridge.
Pedestrian bridge
Pedestrian bridge
Yes it is....
Yes it is....
How to walk to the stadium
How to walk to the stadium
The green point stadium again.
The green point stadium again.
Cape Town
photo by: v10