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2010-08-23 11:41:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Cape Town's chic, contemporary Cape Grace Hotel is now available as a pre- or post-cruise "Classic Plus" Hotel Program with Crystal Cruises' ultra-luxury cruises to and from South Africa in the spring 2011. With "Classic Plus," Crystal guests can enjoy five-star hotel accommodations before or after their cruise, private car transfers, meet and assist arrangements, porterage, full breakfast and other perks at destinations around the world. Like...

2010-08-17 07:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- From September 1-2, 2010 in Cape Town, South Africa, people from around the globe will unite to learn, discuss, and collaborate on an agile approach to project management, Scrum. Run by the Scrum Alliance, the South Africa Scrum Gathering will feature a variety of programming, including interactive learning sessions, open discussion forums, and presentations by key individuals in the Scrum community. (Logo:...

2010-08-09 16:57:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- For only $599 per person, Crystal cruise guests can add a fully escorted three-night, pre-cruise land package to the Taj Mahal prior to the line's March 29 "Safaris and Seashells" voyage from Mumbai to Cape Town. Valued at more than $4,000 per person, the program includes Oberoi Hotel accommodations in New Delhi and the Oberoi Amarvilas Hotel in Agra, spectacular sunrise and sunset visits to the Taj Mahal, meals, transfers, transportation between Delhi,...

2010-07-26 10:18:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways Vacations is offering a package fit for royalty, with nine days of 5-star luxury stays in Cape Town with tours, plus a safari and flights on South African Airways, Africa's most awarded airline. The "Safari Royale" package features four nights at the 5-star Cape Royale Luxury Hotel and Residence, a lavish enclave in the heart of Cape Town's metropolis. Its intimate and relaxed atmosphere will serve as a regal retreat...

2010-07-23 07:15:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- MyCapeTownInfo.com has successfully launched a booking search engine that enables potential guests the ability to book a hotel and a flight to Cape Town without having to navigate to other websites. This incredible search engine now allows potential tourists to determine the bulk of their travel costs in one place. When a future holidaymaker is making plans to go on holiday to Cape Town they frequently have to find a website that specialises...

2010-07-15 08:56:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways Vacations is offering its "Classic South Africa" Cape Town and safari air-inclusive package for $2,989* per person in October and November, a savings of $1,500 per person if booked separately. The package features all of the allure, ambience and glamour of a classic South African experience, but with all of the modern amenities today's discerning travelers require. (Logo:...

2010-06-29 11:32:00

Organization's Supporters Meet with SOS Children and Families in Cape Town during 2010 FIFA World Cup WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SOS Children's Villages, a global organization that focuses on family-based, long-term care of children, welcomed acclaimed actor Djimon Hounsou and his wife, Kimora Lee Simmons, to its Village in Cape Town, South Africa. The couple toured the area, visited with the children, and expressed their support for SOS Children's Villages worldwide....

2010-06-22 10:46:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways Vacations has announced the dates for its once-a-year, popular "Planes, Trains & Safarimobiles" air-inclusive vacation package, which takes travelers on a classically luxurious tour of the best in South African safari and Cape Town. This fabulous annual package is scheduled for September 14-24, 2010 and SAA Vacations has been able to keep the per person price at last year's level of just $3,324*. This special...

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2010-04-26 06:36:03

Four developing countries met Sunday in Cape Town, South Africa to discuss the urgency for a global agreement on climate change to be put legally into action by 2011. Environmental ministers from Brazil, South Africa, India and China want the process of finalizing a global agreement sped up. They are asking for rich nations to cut carbon emissions to help reduce global warming. In a joint statement by the four nations, they said "a legally binding outcome should be concluded at Cancun,...

2010-04-08 13:58:00

HERZOGENAURACH, Germany and BOSTON, Massachusetts, April 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Sportlifestyle Company to Compete Again in Around-the-World Ocean Race After Placing 2nd in the Last VOR PUMA(R) announced today it will participate in the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 after placing 2nd second overall in the 2008-2009 competition. The race, known as the "Everest of sailing," begins in October 2011 in Alicante, Spain and ends in Galway, Ireland in June 2012. The eight stopovers in...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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