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My Cape Town Journey

I arrived in Cape Town after a long 22 hour flight with three stopovers. From Manila, I flew for two hours to Hong Kong, and then took an overnight 10-hour flight to Addis Ababa in Ethipoia, and then another five and a half hour flight to Johannesburg, before taking the last two hour flight to Cape Town. 1,021 more words

Honeymooning in Africa: Cape Town

Time for honeymoon, time for our trip of a lifetime! 

It didn’t take us  long to choose our destination, we love travelling, and we know that many destinations can be done in a very special and exclusive way.  1,112 more words


African Penguin Awareness Days Oct. 8 – 16 at Newport Aquarium

By: Ric Urban, Chief Conservation Officer

Newport Aquarium is celebrating African Penguin Awareness Week October 8th  through October 16th. On Saturday, October 8th we are kicking off African Penguin Awareness Day with an entire week focused on African Penguins. 794 more words

Cape Town

Cape Town is a beautiful city. The natural setting of the area has nearly everything one would want as a place to live as it has both scenic mountains and a pristine sea with white sand beaches. 766 more words

Cape Town 

We arrived in Cape Town on a Friday afternoon, so after battling through some traffic we eventually arrived at the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. My aim for visiting the gardens was to look forMalachite Sunbirds, Cape Sugarbirds and to walk along the newly built Centenary Tree Canopy Walkway (The Boomslang). 1,396 more words


Weekly Press Review - 9 September 2016

The declining numbers of the African penguin have once again made headlines. According to the press, the hardest hit seem to be the young penguins on the west coast where declining fish stocks have resulted in severe food shortages for the penguins in the area. 262 more words

Weekly Press Review

The penguins of Boulders Beach

A tranquil series of white sand beaches and turquoise water set among granite, Boulders Beach is home to a large colony of African penguins. The beaches on the eastern shore of the Cape Peninsula looking out over False Bay about an hour’s drive south of… 123 more words