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  • Apricot-picking in Calitzdorp!

    With the apricot season around the corner, De Krans Wine Cellar situated in the quaint town of Calitzdop, will be offering visitors to the area the opportunity to pick delectably sweet Bulida apricots at the farm. Already famous for their Hanepoot picking, which takes place during February and March each year, visitors to De Krans […]

  • They’re so in it to win it!

    I just love it when a town is positive and filled with pride.  I visited Graaff-Reinet recently and the town’s pride is palpable.  And the following message just received shows one example of their community spirit: Friends, fellow Graaff-Reinetters, Eastern Capers, or where ever you are in South Africa – Please help Graaff-Reinet win the…

  • Nelspruit’s World Cup travel plans

    The Mbombela Stadium will not provide public parking for general spectators on match days and entry will be strictly enforced by law enforcement officials. The transport system is an additional service to the regular day-to-day public transport system already in place. It comprises a public transport hub, six park-and-ride points and one park-and-walk point, all…

  • Pretoria’s World Cup transport plans

    Travelling to and from Pretoria Pretoria is particularly accessible as it lies only 48 km from the OR Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg) and has three national highways, the N1, N4 and N14, and two provincial highways, the R21 and R80, converging on the city. Two other World Cup operating airports, namely Wonderboom and Lanseria are…

  • Durban’s World Cup transport plans

    he eThekwini Municipality has developed a world-class transport operating system for the 2010 FIFA World Cup that will get fans to the games easily and efficiently and provide safe access to all the main attractions of the City, such as the beachfront and Official FIFA Fan Fest. The system also takes into account the needs…

  • World Cup Fan Fests to wow crowds

    Not all fans will be able to get their hands on coveted 2010 Fifa World Cup™ tickets, but they’ll still be able to experience the biggest soccer extravaganza in Africa at live Fan Fests – official public viewing events – in all nine host cities. Millions of fans are expected to watch the matches live…

  • De Oranjecamping will paint South Africa orange!

    De Oranjecamping is a professional camping concept for supporters of the Dutch national football team. This unique gathering of enthusiastic fans is coming to South Africa to paint the rainbow nation orange! Whenever he Dutch national squad qualifies or either FIFA world Cup of UEFA European cup, De Oranjecamping and its visitors follow. The campsite…

  • Free Metrorail for World Cup ticket holders

    Metrorail will transport match ticket holders of the 2010 FIFA World Cup free of charge on its special dedicated trains to host stadiums. Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) will run special commuter services through its Metrorail and Shosholoza Meyl intercity services during the tournament. This is an additional special train service over and…

  • Cape Town’s transport plans for World Cup

    The City of Cape Town has made special transport arrangements in order to offer visitors and residents safe, comfortable and easily accessible public transport before, during and after the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The city’s regular rail, bus, minibus taxi and metered taxi services will extend their offerings to cater for increased demand around match…

  • Johannesburg transport plans for World Cup

    It is important for every spectator to familiarise themselves with the Park and Ride facilities, because all roads leading to and from stadiums would be closed on match days. Barricades would be erected on all affected roads and traffic would be diverted to alternative routes. As always, different security layers would be enforced around match…