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A visit from the Queen Mary 2 – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph, of the majestic Queen Mary 2 luxury ocean liner docked at Cape Town Harbour, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Eric Tollner aka Eric T.

Cape Town International Challenge tickets available

Tickets for the Cape Town International Challenge, which takes place at Newlands Stadium on April 8 and Cape Town Stadium on April 10, are now available through Computicket.

Taste of Cape Town

Photo provided by the Greenhouse Restaurant The Taste of Cape Town food festival organisers promised a more delicious and stylish event than ever before and they delivered just that. From the Grolsch bar, to the divine Johnnie Walker stand with whisky tastings, to the Checkers Wine Route event arena’s elegant lounges, the event epitomised class.

Athletes age in style at the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon

The start of the 2007 Two Oceans Marathon. Photo courtesy Hubert Januarie Fifty-three athletes will be spending their birthdays competing in this year’s prestigious Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon in Cape Town; they’ll be running with 20 950 other race hopefuls!

Oudekraal Sunset – Postcard from Paul

Table Mountain from the V&A Waterfront – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph, of a view of Table Mountain from the V&A Waterfront, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Dr Cecil M. Schneider aka Davridan.

Absa Cape Epic concludes at Lourensford Wine Estate

German duo, Stefan Sahm (left) and Karl Platt, were the overall winners of the 2010 Absa Cape Epic. Photo by Roy Barford Several thousand people arrived at Lourensford Wine Estate today to enjoy some magnificent mountain biking, sunny skies, as well as the soothing sounds of popular South African band, Watershed.

Colourful Absa Cape Epic

The 2010 Absa Cape Epic concluded at Lourensford Wine Estate on Sunday, March 28.

Street Dancers at the V&A Waterfront – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph, of young street dancers at the V&A Waterfront, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Marc Fletcher aka marc.fletcher.

Table Mountain under its ‘tablecloth’ – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph, of Table Mountain covered by its famous cloud “cloth”, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Mallix.

Be at the Cape Epic finish on Sunday

Max Knox (left) and Brandon Stewart, will be a team worth watching out for on Sunday. Photo courtesy Warren Rohner The 2010 Absa Cape Epic finishes on Sunday in Lourensford, 45km from the Cape Town CBD.

The Seadog Race – A Cape Town Tourism Photo Essay

The Sea Dog Paddle Series is a safe, fun paddle that takes place over 20 Fridays during the summer months. The race is never cancelled, always in Fish Hoek and the course is approximately 6km.

Pebbles at Rietvlei – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph, of the pebbled Rietvlei coastline with Table Mountain in the background, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Simon Fishley aka simjim.

Table Mountain welcomes its 20-millionth visitor

Cableway CEO, Sabine Lehmann, informs Federico Uribe Velasquez that he is the cableway’s 20-millionth visitor. Photo by Roy Barford Colombian filmmaker, Federico Uribe Velasquez, got the surprise of his life when he purchased his ticket, as staff at the Table Mountain Cableway burst into cheers. The Cape Town media, on standby, then swamped 41-year-old Velasquez, who basked in the glory, happily posing for photographs and giving interviews.

UCT RAG Parade – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph, of University of Cape Town (UCT) students dancing during their annual RAG parade, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Max Barñers.

Cape Town Tourism’s ‘geeks’ strut their stuff for charity

Former Mail&Guardian online managing director, Matthew Buckland, will be one of the ‘geeks’ modelling at Daylight Studio on Bree Street on Friday evening. Photo courtesy Gregor Rohrig Cape Town Tourism’s e-marketing co-ordinators, Mike Meterlerkamp and Aslam Levy, will be taking part in the Geek Fashion Show, to raise funds for Breadline Africa, a charity that aims to support those living in poverty.

Zandvlei boating – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph, of children’s sailing boats at Zandvlei Estuary, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Anja aka anni.b’s.

All aboard the TIGGER 2

The vessel. Photos by Mike Metelerkamp I was treated to a sunset cruise aboard the Tigger 2 this past weekend and it’s been one of my favourite Cape Town experiences to date.

Earth Hour on March 27, 2010

Cape Town will be celebrating Earth hour on Saturday. Photo courtesy coda Earth Hour is a World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) initiative aimed at increasing awareness of global climate change and working together to create a sustainable future for our planet.  Earth Hour began as a small WWF event in Sydney, Australia, in 2007, with 2.2-million homes and businesses switching off their lights for an hour.

More than 10 000 photographs of Cape Town on Flickr

This photograph of Lion’s Head, was taken by mallix, who has contributed the most photographs to the Cape Town. Live it. Love it. Flickr group. Cape Town Tourism’s Flickr group, Cape Town. Live it. Love it., now has more than 10 000 images of Cape Town and surrounding areas.

Melkbosstrand – Postcard from Paul

Early Leaders at 2010 Cape Argus – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph, of early Cape Argus riders on Boyes Drive, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member African Travel Experts.

Boats bob in Hout Bay Harbour – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph, of boats silently bobbing in Hout Bay Harbour, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member John Maarschalk aka Just John.

Cape Argus Cycle Tour in 3D – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph, of cyclists during the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Tour 2010, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Bruce aka smee.bruce.

Out and about: Waterkant Street – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph, of the renovated Waterkant Street in the Bo-Kaap, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Djed Ryan aka djedryan.

Absa Cape Epic 2010

This photograph from the 2009 Absa Cape Epic, shows the terrain that participants must tackle. Photo courtesy Chris Bloomfield The 2010 Absa Cape Epic starts in Diemersfontein on Sunday, March 21, and will follow various off-road routes around the Cape for the next week, finishing in Lourensford on March 28.

A Strand Beach Sunrise – A Cape Town Tourism Photo Essay

Spotlights turn Strand Beach a bright orange, about an hour before sunrise.

Chapman’s Peak Hike – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph, of a hiker’s view from Chapman’s Peak, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Jean Tresfon aka jtresfon.

Johannesburg leg of Loeries campaign kicks off

The 2009 Loerie Awards were a great success. Photo courtesy mallix The 32nd Loerie Awards campaign was launched officially in Johannesburg today, March 18, extending the call for entries, which opened on March 15, to the branding and communications industry throughout Africa and the Middle East.

Gay Pride 2010 – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph of Gay Pride Parade 2010, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Deon Gurling.