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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Mining on Wild Coast – a Potential for Disaster

Happy Cattle on a Wild Coast Beach

Having spent a very special few days walking along the very beautiful Wild Coast in South Africa, it is very distressing to read that the mining company, Transworld, has made a renewed application for mining rights. There are indeed significant …

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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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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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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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First White Lion Cubs Born in the Wild at Sanbona

White Lion Cubs born at Sanbona

Last October, the first white lion cubs were born in the wild at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. The Sanbona white lion project started in 2003 with object of having wild free-ranging white lions on the 54,000ha reserve. As is often the …

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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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Noordhoek Beach

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We always spend a day walking on Noordhoek beach when we are in Cape Town. One can access it from Cape Town via the amazing Chapman’s Drive but we like to go via Kalk Bay, have a coffee at the …

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Cape Point Trip

Cape Town big 5 Cape of Good Hope

Yesterday morning, we headed for the day to the Cape of Good Hope which is part of the Table Mountain Nature Reserve. This is always a very special thing to do during our trips to Cape Town and yesterday was …

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