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Cape Town Tourism internal photography competition

Photo by Skye Grove Cape Town Tourism hosted a photo competition to celebrate the month of love in Cape Town during February 2010.  Team members were invited to submit a photo of the most romantic spot in Cape Town motivating why this place is special to them.

Boat beach – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph of fishing boats at Paternoster, Cape Town, was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Peter Grobbelaar.

Haselbacher wins Wellington stage of Giro del Capo

Rene Haselbacher. Photo courtesy Tony Rocha Austrian rider, Rene Haselbacher, won the first 106km stage of the 2010 Pick n Pay Cape Argus Giro del Capo invitational cycling event, held in Wellington yesterday. Haselbacher represents Team Safindit.co.za. Team Medscheme’s Malcolm Lange came in second, followed by Burry Stander of Team Specialized.

Constantia Corner – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph of the view from a hike above Constantia Nek was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Marie Viljoen.

ABSA Cape Epic Cycle Race

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 arrives in Cape Town

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.

Cape Town Harbour – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph of Cape Town Harbour was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member blerimi-prizren.

Super 14 heating up in Cape Town

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.

Gay Pride Parade 2010 – A Cape Town Tourism Photo Essay

About 6 000 people took part in Gay Pride 2010, which meandered through the streets of Cape Town on Saturday, March 6.

Cape Town Gay Pride Parade 2010

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.

Sunflowers – Postcard from Paul

Welcome to Cape Town – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph of Cape Town Harbour was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Bianca Preusker aka biancapreusker.

Beachfront balustrade – flickr pic of the day

This photograph of a beachfront balustrade in Cape Town was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member O’Neil Steenkamp.

A view from Kalk Bay – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph of the view south from Kalk Bay was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Steve Crane.

Cycle great Armstrong coming to Cape Town

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.

Fresh Cape farm produce

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?

Cape Town’s flora – A Cape Town Photo Essay

This beautiful picture was taken in an open field in Darling, less than an hour’s drive from Cape Town.

King Protea – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph of a King Protea in Franschhoek was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member Andy aka bokafrica.

Enjoy the views from Signal Hill while summer is still here

Although Table Mountain provides the best views of Cape Town, Signal Hill comes a close second.

Gone fishing – Flickr pic of the day

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.

100 Days to Kick-off – a Cape Town Tourism photo essay

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.

Scenic Chapman’s Peak Drive – Flickr pic of the day

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.

Cape Town Stadium welcomes 570 diski dancing children

It was fantastic to watch 570 children doing the Diski Dance at the Cape Town Stadium to celebrate 100 days to kick-off.

Cape Town celebrates 100 days to go

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.

100 Days to Kick-off – Live it. Love it. LOUDER!

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.

100 Days to Kickoff competition winners

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.

International Design Indaba: Local is lekker

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.

Shark attack – Flickr pic of the day

This photograph of a shark breaching at Kleinbaai in Cape Town was taken by our Cape Town. Live it. Love it. group member patrickd80.

Cape Town attractions inspire local designers

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.

Camps Bay Beach – Postcard from Paul