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Durbanville Hills –  Flickr pic of the day

This photograph, of verdant Durbanville Hills, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Lee Casalena aka rival412.

In the queue for 2010 FIFA World Cup™ Tickets

Thousands of people queued this morning in the hopes of securing tickets for 2010 FIFA World Cup™ matches in Cape Town. Cape Town Tourism spoke to soccer fans standing in line to buy tickets, as well as to those who arrived to collect tickets that they’d already paid for.

Cape Town rushes to get 2010 FIFA World Cup™ tickets

The FIFA ticket sales office at the Spearhead in Cape Town was seething with media and hopeful soccer fans on Thursday, April 15. Photos by Roy Barford.

Thousands queue for 2010 FIFA World Cup™ tickets in Cape Town

Thousands of people queued outside the FIFA ticketing office in Cape Town this morning, hoping to buy over-the-counter tickets for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™. The front of the long queue in Hans Strijdom Avenue, Cape Town. Photos by Roy Barford

Night over Sea Point – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph, of an eerie night shot from Sea Point, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Grant Johnson aka the mule in the pool.

2010 FIFA World Cup™ tickets available over the counter

If you’d like to see Cristiano Ronaldo play in Cape Town, get your tickets for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ on Wednesday, April 14. Photo courtesy vuhlser Get your 2010 FIFA World Cup™ tickets from Thursday, April 15, over the counter at The Spearhead, at the corner of Buitengragt Street and Strijdom Avenue in Cape Town.

Camping on the Hoerikwaggo Trail

Smitswinkel Bay tented camp, Hoerikwaggo Trail, South Africa National Parks An hour from the Cape Town city centre and straight into a beautifully designed tented camp under the Swartkop Mountain – what a great way to spend the weekend.  

Cape Point ocean spray – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph of men fishing and being sprayed by a crashing wave in the Table Mountain National Park near Cape Point was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Tara Turkington aka flowcomm.

Spier Contemporary Art Exhibition

Cape Town City Hall. Photo courtesy Ramon Arellano The Spier Contemporary 2010 Art Exhibition, hosted by the Africa Centre, is currently underway at the City Hall.

Seagull Taking Off – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph, of seagulls taking off at the V&A Waterfront, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Jacques de Vos aka Day Is Coming.

The Jubbers Go Big and Go to Vaudeville!

Daphe Jubber and her husband, Ken. Photo supplied by Daphne Jubber One afternoon, comedian Soli Philander was talking about Vaudeville on Cape Talk and mentioned that it was fascinating, but not “hectic” – people could even take their mums there.

Cape Town Stadium hosts world-class junior football

Cape Town Stadium hosted the Cape Town International Challenge on Saturday, April 10, featuring the national under-20 teams from South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana and Brazil. Here are some photos from the event.

Glen Beach – Postcard from Paul

Sunbathing at Boulders Beach – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph, of penguins taking in the sun at Boulders Beach, Simon’s Town, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Maarten aka Pjotre7.

Cape Town International Challenge at Cape Town Stadium – photo essay

A near-capacity Cape Town Stadium hosted the Cape Town International Challenge on Saturday, featuring the national under-20 soccer teams from South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana and Brazil.

Huge praise for Cape Town Stadium

Bafana Bafana Coach Carlos Parreira (left) and CEO of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ Local Organising Committee, Danny Jordaan. Photos by Travis Robertson South African soccer coach, Carlos Parreira, has said that Cape Town Stadium is “one of the top five stadiums in the world”.

Tucked into the Harbour – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph, of boats lined up and tucked in at the Cape Town Harbour, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Johann Lourens aka johannlourensphotos.

Great entertainment at Cape Town International Challenge, Cape Town Stadium

South African under-20 midfielder Jabulani Ncubeni takes on the Nigerian defence. Photos by Travis Robertson A near-capacity crowd at Cape Town Stadium got full value for their tickets as they watched the future soccer stars of South Africa and Nigeria compete in the Cape Town International at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday.

Pathway to the Old Cape Point Lighthouse – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph, of a pathway leading to the old Cape Point Lighthouse, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Irene aka insteph.

Thousands of tickets still available for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™

The 2010 FIFA World Cup™ is slowly but surely edging closer to a having full stadiums for every match, with 2.2-million tickets sold so far. The remaining 500 000 tickets will go on sale on April 15, 2010, during the last ticket sale phase, which includes over-the-counter sales at designated FIFA ticketing centres nationwide, the organisers announced today, Friday, April 9.

Got diski?

Who could have anticipated a Cape Town vs US diski dance-off here on our very own shores?

Road closures for Cape Town International Challenge

Cape Town will host its first floodlight fixture during the Cape Town International Challenge on Saturday. Photo courtesy Jim Sher Numerous roads in Cape Town’s city centre will be closed to accommodate the Cape Town International Challenge at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday.

Colourful Simon’s Town – A Cape Town Tourism Photo Essay

Simon’s Town is South Africa’s third-oldest settlement and is home to a much-loved penguin colony. However, the town does have other attractions, such as well-preserved Victorian buildings that give the town its unique character and a great swimming beach and pier.

Camps Bay from the City Sightseeing bus – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph, of a scenic Camps Bay and the Twelve Apostles, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Graham Bartholomew aka graham_bart.

Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon in Cape Town’s southern suburbs

The Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon, held in Cape Town on Saturday, April 3, attracted thousands of visitors from around the world.

Melkbosstrand Sunset – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph, of a sunset Melkbosstrand Beach, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Stiaan Schoeman aka Quantum Theory.

Vote for Table Mountain to be a New7Wonder of Nature

Table Mountain. Photo courtesy Foxy Coxy Table Mountain needs your vote to become one of the New7Wonders of Nature in 2011.

Feeding the Gulls - Flickr pic of the day

This photograph, of beachgoers feeding seagulls at Camps Bay, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Anton LeRoux-Marx.

Durbanville Rainbow – Postcard from Paul

The sky’s the limit!

Photo courtesy gogap The clear, blue skies above Cape Town lend themselves to a variety of exciting activities, from helicopter flips and plane rides to paragliding, skydiving and microlighting. There’s surely no better way of catching a bird’s-eye view of the entire Mother City – from her beautiful mountains to her stunning beaches.