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Cape Town: City Guide
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Cape Town: City Guide

by Simon Richmond, Alistair Simmonds
 

At the southern tip of Africa, this city is an enticing taste of an entire continent. Somewhere between the good looks of this cosmopolitan city and the realities of its surrounding suburbs is the true Cape Town. Eat out at the local hot spots, surf the secret breaks, or drum a tabletop to the tempo of a resident jazz ensemble. This guide will help you dig beneath

Overview

At the southern tip of Africa, this city is an enticing taste of an entire continent. Somewhere between the good looks of this cosmopolitan city and the realities of its surrounding suburbs is the true Cape Town. Eat out at the local hot spots, surf the secret breaks, or drum a tabletop to the tempo of a resident jazz ensemble. This guide will help you dig beneath the glittereing surface and find your own unique take on the Cape.

  • CLIMB TABLE MOUNTAIN - our dedicated chapter will help you decide when, how, why and with whom
  • QUAFF A STEEN - from grand old vineyards to the workers' wines, our special chapter on wine will tickle your palate
  • SEE EVERY ANGLE - take a grass-roots tour of the Cape Flats, or wander the colourful streets of the Bo-Kaap; we've got every option covered
  • GET SOME RHYTHM - catch some jazz in this city that pounds to a perpetual beat
  • FLY, DIVE, AND SAIL - our hand-picked activities listings will have you skimming across the waves, diving with the sharks or catching a bird's-eye view of the Cape

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781740598637
Publisher:
Lonely Planet Publications
Publication date:
10/01/2006
Series:
Lonely Planet Travel Guides Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)

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