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Papendorp

Papendorp, Cape West Coast Papendorp, on the Cape West Coast is situated between Strandfontein and Lutzville at the mouth of the Olifants River. The locals, as they have always been from ages past, are dependent on fishing in the estuary, and their understanding of the fragility of the eco-system has helped preserve this natural environment. The local fishermen use little wooden boats called “bakkies”, Afrikaans for little bowls. Just before sunset, the fishermen prepare their boats and gill nets, to go out and harve...

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