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12 Hidden Spots In Cape Town You Probably Don’t Know Exist
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12 Hidden Spots In Cape Town You Probably Don’t Know Exist

As well as one thinks one knows Cape Town there is always some little nook or cranny, deli or coffee shop left undiscovered. Here are 12 hidden spots in Cape Town... 1. Beta Beach For those of you who don't already know about this tiny, perfect square of sa...
7 Cape Town Community Gardens That Are Setting A Trend
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7 Cape Town Community Gardens That Are Setting A Trend

A community garden is a piece of land gardened collectively by a group of people. They serve as a way to build a sense of local community, a connection to the environment and to provide fresh produce and plants. They range from small plots of vegetables, to la...
Company’s Garden Gets a New Historic Veg Garden – a World Design Capital Project
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Company’s Garden Gets a New Historic Veg Garden – a World Design Capital Project

Cape Town's Company's Garden used to be a vegetable garden 360 years ago. It was built to supply ships travelling the spice trade route from the East Indies, when they pulled in to Cape Town. Cape Town, back then, was known as 'The Tavern of the Seas' and t...
10 Hours in Cape Town – Top Things to Do
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10 Hours in Cape Town – Top Things to Do

Only have 10 Hours in Cape Town? Cape Town, on the very tip of the African continent, whilst not the Singapore of the European / Asian flight path by any stretch of the imagination, is nonetheless conveniently placed to act as a stopover point for long-haul fl...
The Darwin Trail – Retrace Darwin’s Visit To The Cape
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The Darwin Trail – Retrace Darwin’s Visit To The Cape

I know little about Charles Darwin other than that his theory of evolution got me into serious hot water in the school playground where, at age eleven, I spoke out in support of the principle of evolution without much understanding of what it was all about. ...
10 Reasons Why I Love Cape Town
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10 Reasons Why I Love Cape Town

Everyone loves Cape Town. They do. And there are various reasons why. People, when asked, cite the mountains, the sea, the vibe in the city bowl, the open-top, red, double-decker bus, markets, and the food, as their reasons for living here. But why do You Lov...
Sightseeing In Cape Town – the Hop-on, Hop-off Experience
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Sightseeing In Cape Town – the Hop-on, Hop-off Experience

We're standing just outside the Two Oceans Aquarium on a Monday that is also a public holiday. It's early, and the weather is typically autumnal in it's insistence on confusing our thermostats with devastatingly blue skies accompanied by winds that could easil...
Observatory Cape Town (Obz!)
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Observatory Cape Town (Obz!)

Those visitors hankering for the more eclectic / hectic night-time buzz, should make their way to Observatory in Cape Town, or 'Obz', home to the first Royal Observatory and a dazzling array of bars and clubs and restaurants. Unlike Long Street, there’s ‘s...