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November 15, 2010

Cape Town invites world’s most famous rodent to visit

Dear Banff Squirrel,

Everybody knows that Cape Town is 2010’s hottest celebrity destination.

The Mother City has welcomed dozens of high-profile celebs to its sunny shores this year, proving that you’re not a true “somebody” unless you’ve made the trip down south.

In order to cement your position as one of the internet’s biggest superstars, we’d love you to follow the lead of Paris Hilton and Justin Bieber and pay Cape Town a visit.

Your itinerary ought to include a trip up Table Mountain – hundreds of tourists take the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway to the summit each day, which ups the odds of your appearing in holiday snapshots!

Getting ready to go up the mountain

Getting ready to go up the mountain

Crashing another snapshot

Crashing another snapshot

From the top you can enjoy panoramic views of the city – which will serve as the ideal romantic backdrop if you manage to sweet-talk one of the mountain’s resident dassies into a date.

Don’t forget to vote for Table Mountain as one of the New7Wonders of Nature. The majestic mountain is up against 27 other contenders and she needs your help to secure her place on the list. Click here to vote now!

Enjoy the spectacular view from the top

Enjoy the spectacular view from the top

Spot Lion's Head and Robben Island in the background

Spot Lion’s Head and Robben Island in the background

And a trip to Cape Town wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Two Oceans Aquarium.

Pop up in more family photos in front of the tanks

Pop up in more family photos in front of the tanks

Housed in the aquarium’s tanks are hundreds of magnificent sea creatures like ragged-tooth sharks. Time it right and you may get to see the sharks eating lunch!

Marvel at marine life at the Two Oceans Aquarium

Marvel at marine life at the Two Oceans Aquarium

Other Cape Town “places-to-be-seen” include the trendy bars of Camps Bay’s Victoria Road, the world-famous Clifton beaches and the beautiful Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, where you can chat with the garden’s friendly grey squirrels – who knows, you may discover that you have cousin in common! 

Cape Town really is the ideal celeb destination and if you intend to maintain your position as the world’s most famous rodent, a trip to the Mother City should be a top priority.

It’s a pity you’re not a flying squirrel, otherwise you could be here in a matter of hours. You better start digging; we’ll be awaiting your arrival with champagne on ice – in true VIP style!

With love,
Cape Town Tourism

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