May 17, 2013
Cape Town on the National Geographic Channel: watch The World in Two Cities
Roy Barford has lived in more than 10 cities and towns around the world, but decided to settle in Cape Town. He loves the fact that he can enjoy both urban and natural adventures every day, surrounded by creativity and tranquility.
He is a sports fanatic who can often be found at Newlands rugby and cricket stadiums, while he also enjoys outdoor adventure activities and exploring Cape Town's vast nightlife options.
Roy has written for publications such as the Sunday Tribune, Cape Argus and the Star, and has also blogged for websites such as Southafrica.net, Tablemountain.net.
The National Geographic Channel is currently screening a documentary called The World in Two Cities, in which travel expert Andrew Evans explores Cape Town and Durban. The documentary airs around the world on various dates for the next few weeks, including countries such as England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, India, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and France. See the schedule here.
You can download the five-day Cape Town National Geographic itinerary and use it to explore the Mother City, as Andrew did.
Once you've watched the documentary, some attractions and campaigns you may like to read more about include:
- 2014 World Design Capital
- Montebello Craft and Design Centre
- Table Mountain
- Kalk Bay
- Company's Garden
- V&A Waterfront
Below is a Cape Town vignette produced by National Geographic.