Kaapstad vecht tegen…Bavianen

Ein Krieg am Kap der Guten Hoffnung tobt zwischen zwei höchst ungleichen, wenn auch verwandten Arten – was das Kampfgeschehen nicht unbedingt menschlicher macht. Gegenüber einander stehen Homo Sapiens und Paviane.

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Top 10 beach destinations in Africa

Travel website TripAdvisor announced the winners of its 2012 Travelers’ Choice® Beach Destinations awards. On the African part of the list, sandy seasides in Kenya and Tanzania are among the best rated. In South Africa Cape Town Central is the place to be.

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Maart evenementenmaand in Kaapstad

Tijdens één van de festivals in Kaapstad...Sport, eten, muziek en de oogsttijd in de drukste maand van Kaapstad: maart roert in één van de meest interessante steden in Afrika op een heel andere manier z’n staart. [Lees meer…]

Champagne-ontbijt mag weer in Kaapstad

champaign breakfast in Cape TownThe City of Cape Town approved the amended Liquor by-law, which originally came into effect in January 2011.  The most silly of the previous clauses, namely that Champagne Breakfasts were not allowed to be served before 11h00 due to alcohol not being allowed to be sold before 11h00, has been relaxed to allow the sale of sparkling wine from 8h00! Winetastings are also allowed, having been prohibited previously.

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“Radical” plans for Cape Wine 2012

Logo Wines of South AfricaCape Wine 2012 will be “radical”, according to WOSA CEO Su Birch. Describing the Cape Town trade fair, which returns from 25-27 September for the first time since 2008, as “the first green wine show ever,” Birch also revealed that the event would incorporate a wine tourism show, Vindaba for the first time. [Lees meer…]

Bijzonder NL elftal naar school Kaapstad

Eind april krijgt Kaapstad bezoek van een Nederlands elftal. Nee, niet het elftal dat in 2010 de finale van het WK voetbal verloor, maar elf enthousiaste mensen die naar Kaapstad komen met als doel om een school te renoveren in Phillippi, een achterstandsdorp buiten Kaapstad.

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Table Bay Hotel launches house wines

Table Bay launch of new winesYou could almost feel the anticipation amongst the hotel Food & Beverage team on Tuesday (13 December) night when VIP guests and media arrived for the launch of the Table Bay’s own house wines; The Captain’s Table. [Lees meer…]