Bianca ColemanThe Belmond Mount Nelson, affectionately known as ‘the Nellie’, or ‘the Pink Lady’ – the distinctive rosy hue was mixed specially for the hotel in the 1920s – has a fascinating history which dates back to when it was opened in March 1899.
Kelly Lodewyks & Rob PetersThe Mother City has shrugged off her winter coat and slipped into something a little sleeker as the summer months settle in. Get ready to kick off your shoes, sink your toes into the warm sands of the most beautiful city on earth and knock back a cocktail or two as we present your ultimate summer guide to Cape Town! It’s where to go and what to do this summer in the Mother City.
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This year the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway will be switching off all the lights around Table Mountain, except for emergency lights, and the City of Cape Town will also be switching off the spot lights on Table Mountain and in its own buildings for one hour in support of Earth Hour 2012.
Cape Town has an endless array of attractions for those visiting the Mother City’s shores. But there are a few places that some just have to cross off their bucket list. Our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group member Christina Karchevskaya recently visited our city and shares some of her favourite sites wth us.
Cape Town, when viewed from above, is truly awe-inspiring. It must be one of the many reasons why paragliders, abseilers and visitors to Table Mountain take to great heights. Our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member paulscott56 recently enjoyed a helicopter flip around Hout Bay and Cape Town and shares the experience.
Table Mountain will again be lit in green this year to celebrate St Patrick’s Day on March 17. Continuing from 2011, renewable energy will be used to light up the mountain between 20h00 and midnight local time.
Our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. member whats_ur_flava2000 manages to capture the “light” side of Cape Town. He shares his images with us.