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Cape Town (South Africa)

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  • A separate South Africa

    A separate South Africa
    Last in a series of occasional articles documenting issues of South Africa's post-apartheid generation Neckties flapped in the breeze as the half-dozen or so gang members gathered at their regular spot outside a small power substation. Their formal...
  • Abby Sunderland sends her congrats to Jessica Watson

     
    Thousand Oaks teen sailor Abby Sunderland remains in Cape Town, South Africa, where some much-needed repairs on her boat, Wild Eyes, are nearing completion. The autopilot system that failed on the 40-foot-vessel has been replaced and installed in a new......
  • Search for Abby Sunderland launched after teen sailor loses contact with family amid storm

     
    Searchers are trying to find teen sailor Abby Sunderland, a 16-year-old from Thousand Oaks who sailed into a storm in the Southern Indian Ocean and lost contact with her family. Sunderland apparently signaled emergency beacon locating devices on...
  • Cunard Line announces 2012 World Voyage Programme

     
    Cunard Line announces its 2012 World Voyage programme aboard The Most Famous Ocean Liners in the World. The Line’s newest ship, Queen Elizabeth, and its flagship, Queen Mary 2, will sail these legendary voyages to a combined 60 ports across 33 cou...
  • World Cup: Osama bin Laden not attending the tournament, but he is heard from all the same

     
    Rather a fine joke that was printed in Cape Town's Cape Times newspaper on Thursday morning. It was at England's expense, true, but funny nonetheless. Here it is: "Osama bin Laden has just released a new TV message to prove......
  • London's St. Pancras station has a new interactive art 'gallery'

    1 Britain Waiting for the train is an art form at Eurostar's new London terminal, St. Pancras International. In its lofty, marble-floored departure area, passengers get their last taste of British cultural life before boarding the high-speed train to...
  • Florida Cruise Guide: Regent Seven Seas Voyager ship itinerary

    This itinerary was last updated Sept. 30, 2009. For more Regent Seven Seas Voyager cruises click here. 10-Night Ft. Lauderdale to Ft. Lauderdale 2009 Departure Date: Dec. 18 Cruise Ports: Fort Lauderdale, FL; St. Thomas, Virgin Islands; GU.S.tavia, St....
  • South Africa: Land of variety

    South Africa: Land of variety
    World Cup competition comes to South Africa in June. Start the celebration of soccer's ultimate event a little early with South African wines. In so doing, experience the country's past, present and future. Winemaking in South Africa dates back 350 years...
  • In South Africa, ask for biltong

    In South Africa, ask for biltong
    I was warned that meals during my March trip to South Africa would revolve around red meat. But I didn't know it would appear in a shriveled state similar to jerky. Biltong, as it's called — from the Dutch words bil, or buttocks, and tong, or strip...
  • South African Monkey Business: Baboons Ransack Goodies From Cars

    South African Monkey Business:  Baboons Ransack Goodies From Cars
    Visitors to South Africa's premier holiday destination who are worried about becoming victims of the country's high crime rate could find themselves instead robbed by a more furry kind of felon: baboons. The cheeky primates have learned how to open car...
  • Blue notes in South Africa

    It is late afternoon and my wife and I are sitting in soft lounge chairs and sipping cocktails from crystal glasses. Outside our window, the dry, golden grasslands of the karoo, interrupted only by windmills and abandoned farmhouses, stretch out for miles...