August 03, 2012
Keith Jenkins of @velvetescape says Cape Town is his second home
With a passion for travel, tourism and social media, Cape Town is the quintessential backdrop for Media Developer Leon Jamarie and his cape adventures.
With the City as his canvass Leon paints the town red covering a range of events and activities in the peninsular while staying true to the traditional culture the mother city offers it’s children,
Originally from Durban, Leon is still an accidental tourist in the city he now calls home and as such is on the line between resident and local tourist able to provide inside knowledge and flavour to the average mundane travel blog.
He is always on the look out for that hidden gem or typical CT party. If it’s fun, relevant, he will cover it.
Keith Jenkins left a career in banking to become a fulltime traveller. He shares his experiences with upward of 15 000 twitter followers @velvetescape and blogs about his journeys at velvetescape.com.
Keith has been activley blogging his experiences about the city which he says feels like a second home. Keith has been exploring Cape Town’s historic, culinary and design scene; enjoying the Mother City's natural beauty by hiking to the top of the Table Mountain and Cape Point; cycling around our townships; and discovering suggested hidden gems such as Hout Bay, Boulders Beach and Penguin colony, Simon's Town and asking his followers whether he should go shark diving.
He lists Table Mountain as iconic and says that Cape Town puts him at ease, interests and fascinates him. Follow Keith and Cape Town Tourism on Twitter to find out more about his travels. You can also share your thoughts and advice about travelling in Cape Town by using #loveCapeTown hashtag in your tweet.
Check out the images from his trip to Cape Town below: