Winter in Cape Town

It’s cold and possibly wet, too, but there’s still lots to do in Cape Town during the short winter. Here are some warm suggestions to pass the time until summer. History and culture Museums are the perfect winter activity and these are two of our favourites: The South African Museum in the Company’s Garden. With more…

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L’hiver a Cape Town

It’s cold and possibly wet, too, but there’s still lots to do in Cape Town during the short winter. Here are some warm suggestions to pass the time until summer. History and culture Museums are the perfect winter activity and these are two of our favourites: The South African Museum in the Company’s Garden. With more…

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The route less travelled

Loosely based on the U.S.A.’s Route 66, our Route 62 extends from near Cape Town to the Eastern Cape and is the route less travelled for those who prefer a scenic and leisurely way to see the region. I think the term ‘road trip’ was invented for roads like Route 62. Miles and miles of…

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Table Mountain – Hoerikwaggo, mountain of the sea

At 1086 metres and millions of years old, Table Mountain dominates Cape Town and is easily the most recognised landmark in the country. To those lucky enough to live here it is referred to simply as “the mountain” – everyone knows which mountain we mean even though there are many others! Capetonians use Table Mountain…

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La montagne de la table – Hoerikwaggo, montagne de la mer

At 1086 metres and millions of years old, Table Mountain dominates Cape Town and is easily the most recognised landmark in the country. To those lucky enough to live here it is referred to simply as “the mountain” – everyone knows which mountain we mean even though there are many others! Capetonians use it as…

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