1. Luke Powers

    Cape Town International Airport upgrade

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    Amongst a whole lot of local whinging about how the locals lives are being adversely affected by the FIFA 2010 World Cup Soccer tournament coming to South Africa, let us not lose sight of the benefits: one is the seriously upgraded facilities and infrastructure that will remain with us in...
  2. Luke Powers

    Taste of Cape Town

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    What a concept. And what a festival. The Taste of Cape Town fine food and wine festival was fabulous. Again! I vividly remember last year’s snippets of gastonomic delight under Table Mountain. And this year was as good if not better. Fine food and wine in the fresh air of...
  3. Luke Powers

    Fine food and Wine in the French Corner

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    Always a pleasure to visit, “the French Corner” remains a firm favourite on my list. When it comes to beautiful scenery, quaint villages, great food, wine and variety, Franschhoek (aka. the French Corner) has it all. Those 33 families of French Hugenots who settled in this truly stunning valley in...
  4. Luke Powers

    The Roundhouse lives on

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    With the cleverly crafted design and layout of the interior they have also managed to retain the classic historic feel of the place whilst using some very subtle modern design features to sustain this look. So one feels right in the midst of a slice of history, whilst enjoying the...