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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.
Spotlights turn Strand Beach a bright orange, about an hour before sunrise.
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.
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.
This photograph of Gay Pride Parade 2010, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Deon Gurling.
Those who like food will love The Taste of Cape Town Food Festival, which starts next week. Photo courtesy stuhaigh The Taste of Cape Town Food Festival organisers promise an event that is sexier and more delicious than ever this year.
This photograph of cyclists during the 33rd Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Hirohiko Okada aka 1/8 sec.
FIFA Organising Committee board member, Tokyo Sexwale (left), and President of the FIFA organising committee, Danny Jordaan, with the Hyundai Goodwill Ball. Photo supplied by Hyundai SA After hundreds of delighted soccer fans made their mark at Canal Walk Shopping Centre on March 5, 2010, and at Cape Gate Shopping Centre the next day, the Hyundai Goodwill Ball came to a stop in Parliament Avenue on March 9, 2010.
The 2010 Loeries logo. Photo supplied by Loeries Loerie Awards organisers yesterday launched “The Biggest Event of the Year™,” also known as The Loerie Awards 2010.
Cycling stars of the future. Photo by Deon Gurling Cycling enthusiasts, young and old, from all over Cape Town converged on Youngsfield Military Base on Saturday, March 13, for the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Junior tour.
The Cape Town International Challenge, on April 10, will feature the first night time soccer match at Cape Town Stadium. Photo courtesy Jim Sher Cape Town Stadium will host a final test event for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, when four national under-20 teams take part in the Cape Town International Challenge on April 10.
This photograph of a couple strolling at Big Bay, Blaauwberg, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Louis Prinsloo aka louis.prinsloo.
Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille, starts the action. Photo by Deon Gurling. The world’s largest timed cycle tour, The Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour, had the Mother City enthralled yesterday as more than 46000 cyclists braved the 109km route that stretched from Heerengracht in the CBD, through Newlands, Muizenburg and across the treacherous Chapman’s Peak down to picturesque Camps Bay.
Cape Town Tourism event reporter, Deon Gurling, took these action photographs of the 2010 Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour:
This photograph of Camps Bay was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Tara Turkington aka flowcomm.
Lance Armstrong, cycling legend and cancer awareness ambassador, thanked Cape Town for hosting him while he was in South Africa for the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour and to raise funds for cancer sufferers.
About 35 000 cyclists from around the world, including seven-time Tour de France winner, Lance Armstrong, took part in Sunday’s Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour. There was excellent spirit among the competitors, many of whom were more interested in the beautiful scenery and social side of the race, than their finishing time. Below, we picture some of the more colourful characters who took part: These three super heroes took on the 110km route in full regalia, despite the 26 degree celsius heat.
From left: Shane Mays, Patrick Sorrouw and Andrew Baker of King’s Park Cycling Team Cyclists and spectators at the 2010 Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle tour have praised Cape Town for its hospitality, after a thoroughly enjoyable event on Sunday.
Cyclists taking part in the 2010 Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour sprint for the finish line. Photo by Roy Barford Cycling legend, Lance Armstrong, finished ninth at the 2010 Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour in Cape Town on Sunday, after being upstaged by several local riders.
This photograph of Cape Town central was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Adrian Bischoff aka ipickmynose.
This photograph of the Protea, our national flower was taken in a farm in Cape Town by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Keith Lyle aka staleyace .
Cape Town Stadium. Photo courtesy Michael Thorne Cape Town will further its 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup™ preparations next month, when it hosts the Cape Town International Challenge 2010, which will feature four Under 20 international teams.
A view from Lion’s Head. Photo by Mike Metelerkamp. It had been about a year-and-a-half since my last climb up Lion’s Head, so I jumped at the opportunity to join a group of friends who were going up last weekend.
Action from a previous event. Photo courtesy Ian Junor Cyclists and spectators at the 2010 Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour will enjoy a warm, dry day out on Sunday, according to the South African Weather Service.
Long Street in Cape Town has an irresistible ambience and irrepressible spirit. It stretches out over more than 20 blocks in Cape Town’s central business district.
This photograph of a cloud-covered Table Mountain, taken from Lion’s Head, was captured by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Feifan Wang aka 4thethrillofit.
Photos courtesy Hyundai SA The Hyundai Goodwill Ball rolled into Cape Town at Canal Walk Shopping Centre on Friday March 5, 2010. The ball is one of 32 giant soccer balls travelling through 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup™ qualifying nations. At the ball’s many stops, locals and visitors have the opportunity to sing to the soccer ball and share their good wishes for their teams.
Cape Town Tourism staff spinning their wheels In support of the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour, Cape Town Tourism invited those members who offer cycling-related products to exhibit at its new visitor centre in Burg Street.
Cape Town’s roads will make way for the Cape Argus Pick N Pay Cycle Tour this weekend. Photo courtesy Mark Auer Numerous roads in Cape Town and surrounding areas, will be closed on Saturday and Sunday because of the Cape Argus Pick N Pay Cycle Tour.