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Cape Town (South Africa)

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  • South Africa's Western Cape: Savoring the bounty

    South Africa's Western Cape: Savoring the bounty
    — One night as my sister and I walked across the rugged yet strangely delicate terrain of a place called Farm 215, the path to our cottage lighted only by the stars and a flashlight, the wine-wobbly beam suddenly illuminated several sets of legs....
  • Obama says Nelson Mandela showed the power of 'acting on our ideas'

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- President Obama celebrated Nelson Mandela’s legacy on Sunday, saying it demonstrated the success of "acting on our ideas." "You showed us how a prisoner can become president. You showed how adversaries can reconcile,&...
  • On trip, Obama brings out the African in the American

    On trip, Obama brings out the African in the American
    DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Midway through a three-country trip to Africa and shortly after an emotional tour of his hero Nelson Mandela's Robben Island prison cell, Barack Obama was greeted by another revered African leader, Desmond Tutu, with the words:...
  • Done with Africa, travel author Paul Theroux looks stateside

    Done with Africa, travel author Paul Theroux looks stateside
    It's been half a century since Paul Theroux showed up as a fresh-faced Peace Corps volunteer in Malawi, Africa. It's been 38 years since “The Great Railway Bazaar” made his name as a travel writer, and about 11 since he traveled overland...
  • Authors A-C

    826CHI 826CHI is a nonprofit writing and tutoring center dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students. 826chi.org Tom Acitelli Tom Acitelli is author...
  • Travelzoo: Travel Smart With Gabe Saglie

    Luxury Safari South Africa Roundtrip airfare from LAX to South Africa Seven nights’ luxury 5-Star accommodations · 4 nights in Cape Town at the Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, a 2012 Conde Nast Gold List winner · 3 nights at the posh Madikwe Safari Lodge...
  • Shane Taylor rolls with punches of 'Strike Back'

    Shane Taylor rolls with punches of 'Strike Back'
    Shane Taylor left his mark on the second season of "Strike Back," but the show's stars left their marks on him, too. The British actor suffered a few hits while playing ruthless soldier-for-hire Craig Hanson in the Cinemax drama which ended its season...
  • Smaller legs of world cruises can be a deal

    Smaller legs of world cruises can be a deal
    The British couple — she in a long black dress, he in a traditional tux — leaned against the elevator's polished wood paneling as they headed back to their cabin after an evening performance in the main showroom. Embarrassed at my casual...
  • Romantic getaways

    Romantic getaways
    Berlin: Put Berlin next to Paris and you have both sides of the coin: romance, which occasionally appeals, and eros, which never fails. "Berlin is sexy," said the German capital's openly gay Mayor Klaus Wowereit, and it's been that way since the...
  • Hong Kong's skyline a stunner

    Hong Kong's skyline a stunner
    HONG KONG — India has the Taj Mahal. In France, of course, it's the Eiffel Tower. Russia has Red Square and South Africa has Cape Town's Table Mountain. Each a treasure and each reason enough for a pilgrimage. In Hong Kong, the sight to see is...
  • Amanda Mealing & Philip Winchester talk 'Strike Back'

    Amanda Mealing & Philip Winchester talk 'Strike Back'
    Philip Winchester and Amanda Mealing recognized the strange coincidence Thursday that they were doing press for their series "Strike Back" on the day Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi was killed. In the Cinemax action drama, they play members of a secret...
  • Outposts looks back at 2010: Unusual news 2

     
    With the year ending, it is worth looking back at memorable posts of 2010. Each day this week through Friday, Outposts will recount some of the records broken, the achievements reached, the notable passings and the downright unusual during 2010......