Articles for Cape Town

Thieving Baboons Seen at Vineyards in South Africa

Thieving Baboons Seen at Vineyards in South Africa March 23, 2010 | Cape Town, Travel News | Read More
PANIC – there will be a shortage of Chardonnay from South Africa this year, the grapes used to make the popular South African wine. And the diabolical creatures to blame? Baboons. Baboons, the red bottomed Old World monkeys, have (rather ironically) been eating the grapes on the vines that are...

First Time in Cape Town: The Cape Doctor’s Blowing

First Time in Cape Town: The Cape Doctor’s Blowing May 5, 2009 | Cape Town | Read More
There are a few things that are hard to miss in Cape Town:Table Mountain looming over the city is one, the wind is another.  When solid gray clouds are blowing in from the northwest as they are today, the ‘Cape Doctor’ has come and winter is here.  If gusts of wind are coming from the southeast...

Photo Friday: Beach Huts at Dusk

Photo Friday: Beach Huts at Dusk May 1, 2009 | Cape Town | Read More
In which NileGuide destination was this photo taken? Bonus points for knowing the name of the beach UPDATE 5/4: The photo was taken in Cape Town, South Africa along Muizenberg Beach. Located at the Northern End of False Bay, Muizenberg is known as one of the most beginner-friendly surfing beaches in...