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Pigeons and Doves of South Africa by Alex Lamoreaux | Nemesis Bird

Pigeons and Doves of South Africa

South Africa is blessed with quite a collection of pigeon and dove species. Of the 15 species that call southern Africa home, I was able to see 12. Ranging in size from the massive African Olive-Pigeon to the tiny Emerald Spotted Wood-Dove, they are all beautiful and at least one species can be found in every habitat you could encounter ... Read More

Where Can I Donate?How to find a blood donation clinic1. Scroll down to the calendar and select a date. All dates with blood drops indicate that there are donation events taking place on that date.2. Filter blood donation events by selecting a location. (If unsure, scroll further down the page for

Where Can I Donate?How to find a blood donation clinic1. Scroll down to the calendar and select a date. All dates with blood drops indicate that there are donation events taking place on that date.2. Filter blood donation events by selecting a location. (If unsure, scroll further down the page for

The world’s 50 best bars for 2020 were announced at a virtual awards ceremony on Thursday (5 November), with a number of South African bars named as part of the extended top 100 list.

List of the world’s top-rated bars includes these 3 in South Africa

The world’s 50 best bars for 2020 were announced at a virtual awards ceremony on Thursday (5 November), with a number of South African bars named as part of the extended top 100 list.

The Mother City is home to some of the finest museums in the land. Get your dose of history, culture, art (and even fragrance and toys) at one of these…

The 15 Best Museums in Cape Town – The Inside Guide

Culture, entertainment and fun collide at these Mother City museums.

#TheDailyMusicShow: Using #music as the universal language to showcase #SouthAfrica's cultural #heritage as a learning and discovery experience for tourists and local music lovers alike.

The Daily Music Show: Experience South Africa’s diverse culture through music

A brand new concept to showcase South Africa’s cultural heritage has launched in Cape Town: The Daily Music Show brings South African music, poetry, dance, food, painting, crafts and …

#Fynbos #Guide: Mystropetalon thomii, Boesmanskloof Trail

Fynbos

The Western Cape, and the Cape Peninsula in particular, is world-famous for its diverse, endemic flora — in fact, The Cape Floral Region — comprising eight protected areas stretching from the Cape …

Dr Piotr Wolski, from UCT’s Climate System Analysis Group, uses the Cape Town rainfall monitor to ascertain just how severe the current drought is. Photo Steve Dorman via Flickr.

How severe is the drought?

Is the Western Cape’s current drought an extreme, super-rare event, or is it something that could be expected to occur every now and then?

Western Cape declared a disaster area amid worst drought in 100 years

Western Cape declared a disaster area amid worst drought in 100 years - The Green Times

Premier Helen Zille has officially declared the Western Cape a disaster area in response to the current drought – the worst since 1904. “The disaster declaration will accelerate the Western Cape Disaster Management Centre’s project ‘Avoiding Day Zero’, the province’s strategy to ensure that taps do not run dry,” said Zille. The declaration will be …

Get the lowdown on the native tongue of the Mother City with this beginners guide to Cape Town slang: insight into the colourful language of Capetonians and those living in the Western Cape.

Your Guide to Cape Town Slang | Language & Culture Western Cape

Get the lowdown on the native tongue of the Mother City with this beginners guide to Cape Town slang: insight into the colourful language of Capetonians and those living in the Western Cape.

FREE access to Table Bay Nature Reserve on 18 and 19 March

Cape Town Green Map

The Cape Town Green Map was initiated as a project in the Host City Cape Town’s Green Goal 2010 Action Plan, the award winning environmental programme for the 2010 Soccer World Cup. It has since endured as a 2010 World Cup legacy project, providing an invaluable source of information for visitors and residents. Capetonians happen, arguably, to live in one of the most spectacular settings on the planet. The Mother City's unique environment is its greatest and most fragile asset. It lies…

11 #Monday #restaurant #specials in #CapeTown: Mondays always get a bad rap – and to top it off, it’s the day when many of Cape Town’s restaurants tend to be closed. But if you’re free in the early evening, we’ve found the perfect lifehack when you can’t face cooking: Monday restaurant specials. These awesome eateries are not only open on a Monday, but also have a Monday special offer.

11 Monday restaurant specials in Cape Town - Getaway Magazine

Mondays get a bad rap, but we've found the perfect lifehack for when you just can't face cooking: these Monday restaurant specials, all across Cape Town.

The #Best #Secret #Beaches in #CapeTown – The Inside Guide: Don't fancy sharing your patch of sand with hundreds of other sunseekers? Check out our pick of lesser trodden beaches, tipped by those in the know.

The Best Secret Beaches in the Cape – The Inside Guide

Cape Town is home to some of the best beaches in the world – but allow us to take you off the beaten track, as we reveal our favourite untrodden havens.

Turn your trashy service lane or alley into a beautiful haven: Cry the beloved lane | I Love Woodstock

Cry the beloved lane

2015 #Top #Ten Ways to #Celebrate Your #Birthday For #Free in #CapeTown | Gifts & Presents in the Western Cape, Complimentary Cable Car Trip Up Table Mountain, Activities to do in South Africa

Free Ways to Celebrate Your Birthday

You won't believe who's giving free experiences on your birthday: From aquarium visits and sightseeing bus rides to discounts, meals and experiences. Plus: Unique exciting places to have your birthday party.