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A Tour of the Most Famous Landmarks in South Africa
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A Tour of the Most Famous Landmarks in South Africa

A Tour of the Most Famous Landmarks in South Africa ~ South Africa’s most famous landmarks are as many and as varied as the country’s landscapes, people and culture. Landmark - an object or feature of a landscape or town that is easily seen and recognised fro...
Best Places to Stay in False Bay – Cape Town’s Seaside Village Mecca
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Best Places to Stay in False Bay – Cape Town’s Seaside Village Mecca

The Best Places to Stay in False Bay are centred around the seaside villages of Muizenberg, St James, Kalk Bay, Fish Hoek and Simon’s Town. False Bay is the Mother City’s alternative to the Atlantic Seaboard, with little of the large-scale gentrification. ...
A Guide to the Major Lakes of South Africa – including Some You Won’t Know
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A Guide to the Major Lakes of South Africa – including Some You Won’t Know

When one thinks of South Africa one imagines the vast plains of the bushveld, the vines of the Cape Winelands, wave-washed towns and Table Mountain. Some visitors come for the country’s deserts. Major lakes of South Africa rarely spring to mind. But South A...
Do You Know About The Cape Camino?
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Do You Know About The Cape Camino?

I do a day of the Cape Camino and go on a pilgrimage for part of the route. On the way I celebrate peace, love and humanity and discover the joy of wandering along the byways of my own city, free of all responsibilities for a few hours ... I stumble across ...
15 Things Only A Capetonian Would Do
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15 Things Only A Capetonian Would Do

Is there such a thing as typical Capetonian? As much as the rest of the country loves to generalise about those who live in the Mother City as tardy, with a propensity to wait until the last minute before committing to an event, and obsessed with their moun...
Here Is Why I Love Muizenberg
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Here Is Why I Love Muizenberg

If you have not been to Muizenberg before, you should take a trip there. This old seaside town is filled with history and happens to be the spot where the British and the Dutch came to loggerheads in 1795. History aside, there is so much going on here. The ...
Meandering from Muizenberg to Simons Town
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Meandering from Muizenberg to Simons Town

The strip of land hugging the coastline between the shores of Muizenberg to Simons Town is some of the most visually beautiful land in Cape Town. There are a few ways to explore this: rent a car, a scooter, and bicycle or use the Metrorail train which runs alo...
Hike to Muizenberg Cave
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Hike to Muizenberg Cave

The Hike to Muizenberg Cave is a Circular walk beginning at Bailey's Kloof, via Mimetes Valley to the cave and then via Nellie's and Junction Pool along the Silvermine plateau and down again via Peck's Valley. Touted as a moderate walk (tiring but not strenuou...
I Love Muizenberg Because …
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I Love Muizenberg Because …

Hi, I’m Heleen Bron from Muizenberg, Cape Town Muizenberg IS BEST KNOWN FOR its endless and unspoilt beach (with Blue Flag status) and for having a good surf on the long running waves. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT sunrise on the beach which gives not on...
Top Places For Families to Walk on Sundays in Cape Town
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Top Places For Families to Walk on Sundays in Cape Town

There is something about Sunday afternoons and the need to get out of doors with little ones. Gone are the days of lie-ins and reading novels on the couch. And this fact will be made all the more palpable the more you try and relive them, so getting out is a g...
Muizenberg Beach Photographs
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Muizenberg Beach Photographs

After a late night and a disappointing Stormers match I woke up early-ish on Sunday morning and headed off with a good friend to watch some other friends who had begun learning how to surf with Roxy Surf  School. We arrived on Muizenberg Beach just after 09...
The Blue Bird Garage Market – Photographs
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The Blue Bird Garage Market – Photographs

The Blue Bird Garage Market in Muizenberg has grown in popularity since it opened its doors in late 2010.  Open every Friday from 4pm to 10pm, Blue Bird Garage is the perfect meeting place for friends and family at the end of the week …and if you arrive any la...
The Blue Bird Garage Market in Muizenberg
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The Blue Bird Garage Market in Muizenberg

Known for her passion, drive and ability to open a beautiful boutique overnight, Kim Speer, the owner of Mythology in Kalk Bay and Constantia, and her husband, Dylan, saw a gap in the market in Muizenberg and took the courageous step in opening a night market....
Empire Cafe in Muizenberg is a Community Favourite
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Empire Cafe in Muizenberg is a Community Favourite

Tucked in a hidden lane above the railway line, Empire Cafe occupies a double volume space in an original vintage building in York Road, Muizenberg. After eight years, Empire still reigns supreme as Muizenberg’s favourite breakfast and lunch spot. Locals br...
Closer – purely vegan food, in Muizenberg
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Closer – purely vegan food, in Muizenberg

'So what does Closer stand for?', I ask Michelle as she hands us the menu. We're sitting at a cosy table and chairs in the new (ish) café and eatery where items like Fairtrade coffee, trendy raw chocolate (if you haven't managed to sample any, you don't know w...