What happens to the brain in nature and the wilderness? From my window seat, I could see the endless fields of snow-capped mountain peaks receding into the distance. Like velvet ripples on an ice-cream cake.
Dramatic peaks, natural bays, sublime beaches and colourful neighbourhoods make South Africa’s Mother City, Cape Town, and Rio de Janeiro seem a lot like Southern Hemispheric twins. But there are a few instances where Cape Town falls short.