Joline Young is a historian, researcher and author who holds a Masters degree in Historical Studies at the University of Cape Town, with Distinction). Joline has spent the past decade researching the history of Simon's Town and is an authority on the subject. Joline's walking history tours of Simon's Town focus particularly, but not only, on the history of slavery in the town. Joline also offers social history and slavery tours throughout the Western Cape.
Kim Rabe was initially educated in fine arts and photography and spent 10 years working whilst travelling the globe. Upon her return to Cape Town in 2010 a new love of wine, in all its aspects, developed. She has worked in publishing, marketing and writing for wine and travel related magazines and studied further with the Cape Wine Academy. She began working part time at local cellars, completed a course in garagiste winemaking and eventually took the leap of faith and followed her passion. She is now a certified wine guide, a Context docent and a business owner.
Taku is originally from Zimbabwe and has been in South Africa since 2005. He has an academic background in environmental sciences and sociology and is currently pursuing a post-graduate degree in Energy, Poverty and Development at the University of Cape Town. As Taku is passionate about history, cultures, sustainable development and poverty alleviation, he has acquired experience in several areas including agriculture, conservation, energy, environmental management, climate change, and disaster management. He has also worked with a few companies that work with international exchange students and volunteers; and enjoys interacting with people from different cultures and nationalities.
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