House of Books…

Should you ever visit the Western Cape, pop in here!

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A good friend wanted to give me book voucher as a gift. I suggested he rather give me the cash (yes, how forward of me) because at a place like this I could literally buy 3 times the amount of books. This is absolutely a gem of a book store. Well known for over 30 years in Gordon’s Bay, Cape Town, it has welcomed thousands of passers by and regulars. An old beach front house converted into a book store.

Not located in a shopping mall where they are bound by a lease to trade until late, but guess what? They stay open until 10pm anyway, how fantastic. It makes sense, you need to pack enough water for a trip to this book house. That’s the magic of it. Make no mistake, I regularly visit large book chains, but here you have to really spend time and search and along…

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