The following few articles all appeared in the Cape Times's Easter in the Cape supplement. It was a case of the phone ringing...
Editor: Hi Ben, could you write up 8000 words spread over 12-16 articles on all the marvelous things tourists can get up to this Easter in Cape Town?
Me: Urm, sure, when do you want it by?
Editor: A week from now.
Editor: You there?
Me: Of course Madam. That would be no trouble at all!
WELCOME TO THE CAPE THIS EASTER
Cape Town is bracing itself for the rapidly approaching Easter weekend and the inevitable flood of visitors both international and domestic. Tourists and locals alike scramble to take advantage of the Cape’s gorgeous blue-flag beaches, pristine nature areas, world-class attractions, all the while enjoying the splendid scenic beauty that surrounds you wherever you go.
Easter holidays are regarded by locals as the de facto ‘last weekend of summer’. For them it’s a chance to visit relatives and friends, play some sport and have a braai, preferably in a family-friendly setting, but the Cape’s attractions are plentiful and varied and everyone is sure to find something that will make theirs a holiday to remember.
If you’re visiting the Cape this Easter holiday season then we have some amazing experiences and activities in store for you. No matter how much or how little energy you want to burn, no matter how many tastes, sounds and sights you want to sample. From the top of the mountain to beneath the waves of our restless coastline, the Cape can provide the experiences that will forever leave their mark on you.