Rob PetersPossessing an old school charm with a modern twist, Winchester Mansions in Sea Point is a Cape Town gem that is hidden in plain sight.
FeaturedThere’s so much to do in Cape Town that it can be difficult to know where to start. To help you out, we’ve teamed up with 10 of South Africa’s biggest bloggers and CheapFlights to create the ultimate list of things to see and do in 48 hours. Here’s what the experts had to say.
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This photograph, of verdant Durbanville Hills, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Lee Casalena aka rival412.
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.
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 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Who could have anticipated a Cape Town vs US diski dance-off here on our very own shores?
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.
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.
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.
The Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon, held in Cape Town on Saturday, April 3, attracted thousands of visitors from around the world.
This photograph, of a sunset Melkbosstrand Beach, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Stiaan Schoeman aka Quantum Theory.
Table Mountain. Photo courtesy Foxy Coxy Table Mountain needs your vote to become one of the New7Wonders of Nature in 2011.
This photograph, of beachgoers feeding seagulls at Camps Bay, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Anton LeRoux-Marx.
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.