Rob PetersOn Saturday 28 March homes and businesses across the world will switch off their lights for an hour in support of Earth Hour. All across Cape Town, locals will lend their support by flicking the switch between 8.30pm and 9.30pm – here are 5 ways to celebrate Earth Hour in the Mother City.
Rob PetersIf you haven’t got tickets to Jazz Fest this weekend, not to worry, there is plenty happening in Cape Town to keep you busy!
Rob PetersThere are just 7 500 cheetahs left in Africa and less-than 1000 of these majestic cats in South Africa. Thankfully, the Cheetah Outreach programme in Somerset West is doing everything it can to turn things around.
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Exploring new horizons. Photo courtesy Chris Bloomfield The ABSA Cape Epic takes place during the last week of March or the first week of April each year. This year the event will be hosted from March 21 to 28, 2010. It is the largest mountain bike stage race in the world, taking place over eight stages with the riders receiving food, water and energy drinks at the various feed zones during the race stages.
Lance Armstrong has arrived in Cape Town. Photo courtesy Eugene Wie Legendary cyclist Lance Armstrong arrived in Cape Town yesterday evening, despite a slight delay caused by passport problems.
This photograph of Cape Town Harbour was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member blerimi-prizren.
There is plenty rugby action still to come at Newlands this season. Photo courtesy Dplanet Cape Town rugby fans had much to smile about this weekend, as the Stormers thrashed the Highlanders 33-0 at Newlands on Saturday.
About 6 000 people took part in Gay Pride 2010, which meandered through the streets of Cape Town on Saturday, March 6.
Having some fun. Photo by Deon Gurling Cape Town’s streets played host to the city’s annual Gay Pride parade this past Saturday, with around 6 000 people loudly and proudly proclaiming their support for gay rights. In the blistering heat, the procession of colourful floats, and colourful people, made its way along the route – from Prestwich in Green Point to Adderley in the heart of town.
This photograph of Cape Town Harbour was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Bianca Preusker aka biancapreusker.
This photograph of a beachfront balustrade in Cape Town was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member O’Neil Steenkamp.
This photograph of the view south from Kalk Bay was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Steve Crane.
Cycling legend Lance Armstrong will be taking part in next weekend’s Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour. Photo courtesy Eugene Wei Lance Armstrong, voted by Procycling magazine as the most influential person in cycling, will be the biggest name at next weekend’s Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour.
Cape Town markets are well known for their fresh produce. Photo courtesy mallix Why not turn weekend drudgery into an al fresco breakfast and family outing, surrounded by the beauty of the Cape outdoors?
This beautiful picture was taken in an open field in Darling, less than an hour’s drive from Cape Town.
This photograph of a King Protea in Franschhoek was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Andy aka bokafrica.
Although Table Mountain provides the best views of Cape Town, Signal Hill comes a close second.
This photograph of a fisherman at Melkbos Strand was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Hantie aka Out_In_Africa.
Therisa Andrews from Cape Town Routes Unlimited shows her diski dance spirit at the 100 Days to Kick-off celebration, outside Cape Town Stadium on Tuesday. Therisa and her colleagues are all very excited about the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ and what it means for Cape Town.
This photograph of a view of Noordhoek from a car was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Helen aka dailyhelen.
It was fantastic to watch 570 children doing the Diski Dance at the Cape Town Stadium to celebrate 100 days to kick-off.
Children having fun during the diski dance. Photo by Roy Barford About 800 school children from around Cape Town celebrated the 100th day before the 2010 FIFA World Cup ™ by diski dancing outside Cape Town Stadium on Tuesday.
School children from around Cape Town perform a diski dance outside Cape Town Stadium. Photo by Roy Barford Tuesday, March 2, 2010 marked 100 days to the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ kick-off, and Cape Town is celebrating in style. The morning started with a group of proud Capetonians walking the 2.6km fan mile route to Cape Town Stadium from St. Georges Mall. They then went for a trip around town on a City Sightseeing Bus.
Cape Town celebrated100 Days to Kickoff today, with a mass Diski Dance at Cape Town Stadium. Cape Town Tourism went on air on 567 Cape Talk during their weekly feature Time out Tourist, promising a Cape Town branded soccer ball for the first 100 people to contact them by email. A number of keen listeners have already collected their prize, along with a very cool backpack, from our office.
Fashion design was one aspect of the 2010 Design Indaba. Photo by Deon Gurling The Cape Town International Convention Centre was abuzz over the weekend as designers from various disciplines including fashion, jewellery design, interiors, photography and graphic design showcased their works at the annual International Design Indaba.
This photograph of a shark breaching at Kleinbaai in Cape Town was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member patrickd80.
Green inspiration. Photo: Bronwen d’Oliveira I visited the Design Indaba on Friday March 26 and found that the attractions that bring visitors to our city also inspire those in the creative industry.
This photograph of a street in leafy Newlands, Cape Town, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member John B aka moi_images * in Cape Town*.
This photograph of the Slangkop Lighthouse, at Kommetjie on the Cape Peninsula, was taken by Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Michael Moors.
This photograph of an overhang on Chapman’s Peak Drive was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member I love beachhuts.
Speckled klipvis (Clinus venustris). The reef abounds with these ubiquitous little fish. They make great photo subjects with their striking poses.