Sheep Stakes a winner at Doran Vineyards

Before we begin this story, let’s acknowledge the elephant in the room. There’s been some controversy about the monthly Sheep Stakes at Doran Vineyards; most of that noise has come from those who have heard about it but not actually been to the farm to see for themselves how it works.

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Cape Town Shipwreck

From the days when Portuguese explorers rounded the Cape in their wooden galleons to modern-day shipping, the aptly named “Cape of Storms” has claimed many a vessel.

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Cape Hunt and Polo Club

Drag Hunting is an exciting cross-country equestrian sport, where drag hound packs use foxhounds that are trained to follow an artificially laid scent trail. The course is varied and features natural hazards, jumping and opportunity for galloping. Any healthy, fit horse or pony breed is suitable to ride for the hunt, which forms part of an old Cape tradition that dates back nearly 200 years.

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CAPE TOWN – THE UNEXPECTED CITY

Welcome to the Cape Town Tourism website, where you will see that Cape Town is a great city to visit, to live in, to work in, to play in and to invest in and why it's one of the World's 10 Most Loved Cities according to CNNGo.

Cape Town is less than 20 hours from New York, with just one stop required in Johannesburg if you fly with South African Airways. From Atlanta, you can fly directly to Johannesburg with Delta Airlines.

From other cities in the United States, you can fly to Cape Town via London with American Airlines or with British Airways.

Accommodation in Cape Town ranges from backpacker establishments (from around $15 per person per night) to some of the world’s finest five star establishments (generally from around $400 per room per night).

United States travelers visiting South Africa for less than 90 days do not require a visa.

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