Shelling Out

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Oyster lovers, here's a South African date for your diaries. Over 200,000 of the scrumptious mollusks are marked for consumption at the Knysna Oyster Festival, scheduled from July 6 to 15 in Western Cape province. The perennially popular festival consists of over 100 events, including (naturally) an oyster-eating contest, two marathons, a forest cycle tour, displays of naval grandeur and plenty of boozy, foodie fun. But what else is there to see and do once all the shucking and slurping is done? Check out this selection of the area's many other delights....

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