Dispatches of a Nomad #6: Socialite

For the first six weeks in Cape Town, I felt a supreme sense of superiority. Americans continued to suffer under oppressive lockdown regimes, but here under a summer sun I dined out. I watched dolphins from my terrace while ordering Uber Eats at criminally cheap prices. My dates here, I have chronicled. I enjoyed hikes, wine tastings and shopping. At a few moments — for example at a crowded Checker’s grocery store — I felt…