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The Boomslang

Earlier this year Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens opened its newest attraction, a tree canopy walkway which rises above the treetops and gives you an expansive view of the gardens and distant Cape Town. 35 more words


The race is on: Leg 1, Alicante - Cape Town

On Sunday 11 October I made it finally to Alicante port to see live all the boats, the teams and the huge organisation behind Volvo Ocean Race 2014/15. 303 more words


The reality of living in South Africa

So recently our house got broken into…

I won’t go into much detail about the actual event because in the end, it’s what comes after that is most important. 1,383 more words

Burgled? Really? What did they take...cologne.

Geez so much has been happening this month. It’s actually quite scary thinking about it now. But get this….

Thursday the 16th October 2014.

We get home very late. 498 more words

Cape Town

New book praises South African dance

Written by Yazeed Kamaldien

In classrooms, community halls and professional theatres across the country are dancers – many rehearsing for their next show – whose stories are told in a new book celebrating this performance art. 1,139 more words

A Chance to See the Chili Peppers

Afwan Wholesalers was the kind of shop where you could find anything from a mattress to dollar bags of chivda shoved in-between bundles of incense and yellowing stacks of Readers Digest. 1,107 more words

Martha Mukaiwa

Travel October 2014 - District Six

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the history of this ‘former inner-city’ residential area of Cape Town, South Africa, it is a place that has seen much trauma and heartache but that has also known great beauty and human solidarity. 502 more words