A naked employee cleans the pool at the house of Jean-Paul Reid, a Cape Town resident who in January started a company ...

Getting naked taking off in South Africa

From naked computer technicians to a concert where the audience - and musicians - are all in the buff, South Africans are embracing whipping their kit off two decades after the fall of apartheid's stuffy rule.

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Down the garden path

Wildlife rules Africa but many don't realise Cape Town is a green thumb's paradise, writes Sam Vincent.

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LOW RES. Supplied pic.  Mount Nelson Hotel, Cape Town.  SHD TRAVEL FEB 26 CAPE TOWN. sarahberry    MNH-BANQ-20.jpg

High times at the Nellie

Cape Town's sights might beckon, but Alison Stewart prefers the Mount Nelson Hotel's afternoon delights.

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Wide, open space ... an ostrich roams on a wildlife reserve.

Highveld unveiled

Greg Baum passes desert and vineyards, wilderness and shanty towns on a train from Cape Town to Johannesburg.

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Cape Town, South Africa.

24 hours in Cape Town

From cape cuisine and cabernet to cape flora and hip-hop, Sam Vincent discovers the city's unique character.

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Woman holding Black Bream or Hottentot sea bream  (Pachymetopon blochii) fish, Kalk Bay, Cape Town, South Africa.

The way of the bay

Alison Stewart explores a nook that Cape Town locals would like to keep quiet.

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The Great Rift, by rail

Alison Stewart boards the luxurious Pride of Africa for an epic train journey from Dar es Salaam to Cape Town.

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