Rencontres avec animaux sauvages – pas naturel!

How low will we go to comply with the absurd requests of some tourists? Lions are bred for hunting. Centres along tourist routes claim to be rehabilitating a variety of wild animals who are then kept in enclosures and available for petting and so-called ‘encounters’. We are ‘rescuing’ orphaned elephants and training them to carry…

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Bibliotheque a l’aeroport – Flybrary

You might think a library in an airport isn’t something that’s really going to work but think again. You’ve bought something to read on the flight, something light and easy, and now you don’t need it, it’s not the sort of book you want to keep. You also need to lighten the load so you can…

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Les Big 6 de Cape Town

Vous avez entendu parler des Big 5 animaux, mais connaisez-vous les Big 6 de Cape Town? Ce sont les 6 meilleures attractions à visiter quand à Cape Town. Groot Constantia – South Africa’s oldest wine producing farm and now a beautiful museum, still producing excellent wines! Spend some time strolling through the grounds and the old…

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Mama Tembo Cafe – bonne cuisine locale

We were in Sea Point and my client wanted some springbok for lunch. I draw a blank for a quick lunch venue serving venison and called one of my colleagues who lives in the area. He suggested Mama Tembo Cafe on the corner of Main and Oliver Roads. What a lovely find! I can’t believe I didn’t know about…

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Choses a faire au cap – 6 nouvelles attractions

Summer 2014 is about to kick off with these six new things to do in Cape Town. Boomslang Treetop Canopy Walk The long-awaited ‘Boomslang’ treetop canopy walk at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens opened to much acclaim this year. The Boomslang is 130m long and starts at ground level using the natural slope to rise to 11.5m…

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