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Why The best of Cape Town is found in the ‘burbs
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Why The best of Cape Town is found in the ‘burbs

The best of Cape Town is found in these suburbs... Cape Town’s city bowl is vibrant, cosmopolitan, and a major attraction for visitors to the Mother City, despite the drought. But you could be missing the bigger picture to assume this is the best of Cape T...
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. ...
I Love Wynberg Because …
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I Love Wynberg Because …

Hi, I’m Shaun Lawrence from Palm House Luxury Guest House in Wynberg. Wynberg IS BEST KNOWN FOR being the oldest area in the southern suburbs with its beautiful Chelsea cottages giving you English charm in the middle of Africa.  Chelsea Village dates back t...
The East Wynberg Walk – history on your doorstep
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The East Wynberg Walk – history on your doorstep

The leaflet for the East Wynberg Walk fell fortuitously into my hands at a recent library visit in Wynberg (great library, by the way). I've yet to scrounge up the other maps that are part of the Wynberg historical walks' series, but it was a surprise to learn...
Maynardville and Chelsea Village – a reprieve in the midst of Wynberg
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Maynardville and Chelsea Village – a reprieve in the midst of Wynberg

A few of my friends have been talking about Maynardville Park of late. It seems that the park has undergone something of a facelift and the children's play area in particular is now definitely worth a visit. Besides, we're all waiting in anticipation for the n...