|This is the Cape of Good Hope, formerly known as the Cape of Storms
Q: How did the Cape of Storms get its name changed to the Cape of Good Hope?
A: Legend has it that Bartolomeu Dias called it Cabo Tormentosa
(Cape of Storms), but the Portuguese king supposedly renamed it Cabo da Boa Esperanca (Cape of Good Hope). The king named
it this because it gave him hope that there was a sea route to the Indies.
Q: How many 'padraos' did Batolomeu Dias erect during his quest to ifnd a route to
A: Bartolomeu Dias erected two 'padraos'. A 'padrao'
is a stone pillar that was significant to Dias.