All posts for the keyword "Cape Town"

Category "Events", December 12, 2015 - Stefan Hollmann
Update September 28, 2016

The ultra experience: Two Oceans Marathon

A few years ago, on Saturday, the 3rd of April, the 41st (!) Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon took place in Cape Town. It had rained the night before, so the weather was pretty good for running.

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Category "Discover", November 22, 2015 - Stefan Hollmann
Update October 3, 2016

Taking a walk in Khayelitsha

Some years ago we stayed in Khayelitsha for a night in Vicky's B&B. The next morning three guys from the neighbourhood took as for a walk because we wanted to learn more about the living conditions there. And it was a really interesting walk...

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Category "Events", November 14, 2015 - Stefan Hollmann
Update November 18, 2015

A lovely evening in Kirstenbosch: Elton John in concert

The Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden does not only show thousands of flowers and plants, but hosts also a variety of musicians - local and international stars you can listen to while you're sitting on the lawn, having a nice picnic. When we stayed in Cape Town as FIFA-Volunteers during the World Cup 2010 we had the great chance to enjoy Sir Elton John in this beautiful setting!

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Category "Wine & Dine", October 31, 2015 - Stefan Hollmann
Update October 3, 2016

Cape Town cuisine meets Germany - Aubergine Restaurant in the Black Forst

We have been travelling to South Africa since 2003, and each time we visit our favorite restaurant, the Aubergine Restaurant in Cape Town. Back home in Germany it was great to hear that renowned chef Harald Bresselschmidt would come to the Black Forest, Germany, for a South Africa dinner event. For us a good opportunity for a nice weekend excursion.

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Category "Discover", October 17, 2015 - Stefan Hollmann

Rural Cape Town: A touch of Allgäu

Cape Town is a huge metropolitan area with a population of almost 3.75 million. But even not far from the city centre, in the City Bowl, next to Table Mountain, it is sometimes very rural…

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Category "Discover", October 10, 2015 - Stefan Hollmann
Update September 29, 2016

Ready for a sundowner on top of Table Mountain?

What’s one of the most faszinating experiences in Cape Town? Yes, you’re right: Climbing up Table Mountain, or taking the cableway up, and having a sundowner on top!

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Category "Discover", October 3, 2015 - Stefan Hollmann
Update November 1, 2015

Clifton: A relaxed afternoon at the beach

One of Cape Town’s most famous attractions are its beautiful beaches, and of course we also spent some time there, e.g. for a sundowner at Llandudno beach. Clifton even offers four beaches, and one nice day in late April we relaxed a little bit in a caribbean atmosphere…

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Category "People", October 2, 2015 - Stefan Hollmann
Update October 3, 2016

Looking after children in Khayelitsha: Glorias Educare Centre

When we stayed in Vicky's B&B in Khayelitsha for one night, we learned to know Gloria Mbali who lives just at the back of the B&B. She runs a small pre-school for children from the age of 0-6 years which is called the Masakheni-Fox Educare Center. A really good example for a self-driven project in a township.

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