Monthly Archives: July 2011

Chapman’s Peak Closed for Rock Fall

Press Release: 29 July 2011 Chapman’s Peak Drive in Cape Town remained closed on Friday morning after a rock fell on to the road, the department of transport and public works said. “Yesterday the slopes were too wet to send … Continue reading

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My Green Card launched!

Cape Point Route was delighted to be part at the launch of the My Green Card at Boulders Beach Lodge in Simon’s Town today. The card costs R80 for Cape Town residents and allows 12 free entries into any of … Continue reading

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Otter Watch

Following my porcupine sighting I have been having a mini fascination with the wonderful creatures on the Cape Point Route and some of the fabulous work that various individuals and organisations are doing to protect the species and our heritage. … Continue reading

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In the interest of tourism…

From a blog by Peter Carruthers, a South African marketer living in Norway and obviously on holiday in Cape Town now. Circulate to the moaners and anyone dealing with tourism / tourists. Forwarded… In the interest of tourism to South Africa … Continue reading

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TOAD Nuts & Western Leopard Toad

By Alison Faraday About our spotty friends: The Western Leopard Toad is our endangered and endemic toad who once thrived from Hermanus to Melkbosstrand. Now isolated populations are left in Kirstenhof, Constantia, Noordhoek, Fish Hoek and Clovelly. We believe that … Continue reading

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Cape Town in Top Ten again!

Cape Town was voted Number 1 destination in the world for 2011 by Trip Advisor members in May 2011. July saw the announcement of Travel and Leisure’s awards and Cape Town has made it to the Top Ten in the … Continue reading

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Porcupine Sighting

The other night on my way home, the cutest porcupine ran scuttled across the road in front of me on Boyes Drive.  The sweet little thing had a few quills standing on end but he was not in distress and … Continue reading

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Temporary closure of Burghers’ Walk during penguin breeding season and site rehabilitation

Media Release Issued By City of Cape Town / 30 June 2011 The City of Cape Town and South African National Parks (SANParks) have initiated a joint project to better protect the popular Burghers’ Walk, the scenic beach area located … Continue reading

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