Monwabisi is an abandoned coastal resort that catered for the residents of nearby Khayelitsha township in Cape Town. The name Monwabisi means ‘bringing joy’, but the park has been closed for several years for so-called renovations.   All Photography by Vincent Raffray is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Based on a […]

2012 Red Bull Flugtag, Cape Town

More than 220 000 spectators flocked to the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town to watch some fearless athletes and their human-powered flying machines at the 123rd Red Bull Flugtag. It’s been awhile since I’ve actually seen so many people in one place. Team #BullsEye managed to win over the judges as well as the crowd […]

Sandboarding on the West Coast

About an hour from Cape Town up the West Coast road just off the R307 are the dunes of Atlantis. We were hosted by Sunscene Outdoor Adventures who carefully took the kids through the dos and dont’s of hitting the slopes. The dunes here are high and good fun for everyone. All Photography by Vincent […]

Cape Argus Cycle Tour 2012

Argus Cycle Tour

South Africa’s Cape Argus Pick ‘n Pay Cycle Tour, the world’s largest individually timed cycle race, sees over 35 000 cyclists tackling a 109km route around Cape Town that is as spectacular as it is grueling. It’s our country’s biggest one-day sporting event and is fast becoming a major international draw card. I was up earlier […]