November 16, 2012
Why Cape Town fans love summer in the Mother City
Fazielah Williams has lived in and loved her Mother City since birth. Having lived all over the Peninsula during her childhood, she now calls the picturesque City Bowl home and likes nothing more than watching the sun set over Table Bay from the window of her apartment.
A lover of the arts and proud Cape Town fanatic, Fazielah began her writing career by spending many hours as a child conjuring fantastical stories that featured independent heroines from faraway lands who saved the Prince instead. This Capetonian princess has enjoyed stints as a magical arts PRO and TV publicist before finding her calling as a travel writer.
When not waxing lyrical about the Fairest Cape’s most loved attractions and activities and embarking on unexpected adventures, Fazielah can usually be found taking in a show at one of the City’s fabulous theatres.
The epitome of inspiration and beauty all year, Cape Town – the Mother City – really comes into full bloom in the hot, breezy summer season.
Cape Town's long, lazy summer days are perfect for sunbathing on her pristine white shores, sipping on full-bodied wines in her sprawling vineyards, taking long walks through her gardens, admiring beautiful views from her iconic attractions, dancing the night away at her fabulous entertainment spots, and eating delicious ice-creams on her beachfront promenades.
We recently visited the Company's Garden to chat to fans of the Mother City about why they love summer in Cape Town, and this what they had to say: