[WATCH] Excellent drone footage shows empty streets, empty beaches in Cape Town
Cape Town has gone to sleep.
It’s what you would expect, but to see it is mind-blowing.
Long Street – usually bustling 24 hours of the day – looks like a post-apocalyptic movie set; it’s so quiet.
Not a single person on the beach; have you ever?
The University of Cape Town; very eerie.
Watch this fascinating video by Step Above, a South African drone firm (they are listed as an essential service and have a permit to fly and film during lockdown):
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