Your Cape Town trip in Photos

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Explore the world’s most photogenic city with these iconic images Cape Town has to be one of the magical places on earth whether you are a visitor or it is your home. Here in 50 iconic images are must-see and …

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Cape Town summer attracts Northern residents

Fancy sharing the neighbourhood with famous celebrities like David Beckham and Leonardo di Caprio? Photo courtesy Hannah Swithinbank

                      Cape Town summer weather: why so many Northern hemisphere residents come for six months

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Inauguration of Table Mountain – New 7 Wonders of Nature

Table Mountain One of New 7 Wonders of Nature

NOVEMBER 9, 2012 by  GO SOUTH ONLINE The official inauguration of Table Mountain as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature will take place in December. South Africa and Cape Town is gearing up to celebrate Table Mountain’s success following …

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Cape Town named Top Beach Destination – WTA

Cape Town Top Beach Destination

The annual World Travel Awards took place in September and resulted in a string of accolades for South African tourism brands and a Best Beach Destination award for Cape Town. Cape Town competed against Bazaruto in Mozambique, Diani Beach, Kenya, …

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Shine A Little Light On Me | Cape Realty

Via Scoop.it – Exclusive 5 star accommodation, Cape Town Waterfront Luxury Cape Town Travels to Slangkop · [Image]. I am not talking a mountain hike here but rather a vertical round-a-about climb to the top of Slangkop Lighthouse in Kommetjie. …

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Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve – Eco-Tourism

Fynbos in Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve

  Fynbos in Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve Cape Nature has just launched its flagship self-catering eco-accommodation at the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve. Called Oudebosch, it has already received international aclaim with an international Holcim Award for sustainable construction. Natural materials were used in …

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5 Different Golf Courses in Cape Town

Metropolitan Golf Course Just 5 minutes walk from Pembroke 403 and the V&A Waterfront, this course has a lively local membership. In the shadow of the elegant Greenpoint Stadium and Table Mountain, it is a very beautiful parkland course with …

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Snow on Table Mountain

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Snow today on Table Mountain. Can you imagine. Not something that ones associates with Cape Town and certainly caused a frisson of excitement among residents and visitors alike. Many brave souls actually made it to the top.   Earlier, there …

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Agatha Christie Body Boards at Muizenberg – Yes, Really!

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The endless Muizenberg beach is famed for it’s body-boarding. Go there any day of the week and the locals are piling out of their jeeps and their vans, getting into their wet-suits and onto the water. There is room for …

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Cape Town’s Big 5 (and more)

Big 5

  Everyone that comes on holiday to South Africa wants to see the Big 5. Cape Town doesn’t have elephants, lion, leopard, rhino or buffalo on its immediate doorstep but it certainly has its own Big 5 and many more …

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Moving Sushi

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Moving Sushi was a major two year expedition undertaken by two young South African graduates of Rhodes Unviersity, Michael Markovina and Linda Schonknecht which covered 42 countries in Africa, Europe and Asia. A photographic exhibition of the expedition has just …

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TripAdvisor Unveils 2011 Travelers’ Choice Destinations Awards

Table Mountain cradles Mother City

Table Mountain cradles Mother City TripAdvisor, the giant online travel resource, has just announced its third annual Travellers Choice Awards List. Guess which city got the No 1 spot. Yes, you are right. Its Cape Town. The secret seems to …

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Rondevlei Nature Reserve

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We had the wonderful surprise this morning. Having read about Rondevlei Nature Reserve in a new book, we decided to drive out and explore. It was only a 25 minute drive from our Cape Town luxury apartment which made it …

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Wild Coast Meander

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It may not be in the style of Cape Town 5 Star accommodation but Wave Crest is a good place to start your walk on the Wild Coast. After a 75 minute flight from Cape Town to East London and …

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Cape Argus Cycle

Cape Argus Cycle Tour

The 2011 Cape Argus Cycle Tour, generally known simply as the Argus, takes place tomorrow, April 13th. It is a huge event and the bike is certainly king in Cape Town for the weekend. Over 35,000 people come from all …

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