Travel Blogs from Cape Town
... before this was due to happen, it was evident that the truck was still in the workshop, and we needed a plan B. So, a minibus was found that would take us down to Cape Town, with the truck following behind with our luggage. Simple.
We arrived at the Namibia/SA border early yesterday morning. Like a bunch of refugees, we trekked across the Orange River between the two border posts, carrying blankets and pillows for the onward journey. However, at the South African ...
... magnificent. The cost for entry was the equivalent of only £3 each. We spent a good few hours wandering around, not just looking at the plants and trees but also the scenery. By just after lunch time it was getting hot so we decided to leave and take the bus to complete the blue circuit. It passed the vineyards of Groot Constantia, the oldest wine making centre in South Africa. We didn't have time to take the wine tasting tour. We then passed a memorial to Cecil Rhodes, ...
Today was a very moving day. We started our day with a guided tour of the Cape Town Townships and Robben Island with another couple that's staying across the hall in the guest house.
We were picked up from our guest house. Our guide's name was Titus. He first took us around District 6 and to the District 6 Museum. Titus was very knowledgeable and we learned a lot about the apartheid government.
... has them under control. The French have formed an orderly queue. For the first time ever I suspect. No one is allowed to go behind the sign who isn't having their photo taken.
This could take some time if I join the queue.
Don't have time.
My Guide has done this as a favour and only have a matter of minutes.
What to do.
Going to be rude and queue jump.
Nip in when a ...
... time remembering names. It was very sad, but she is blessed to have a family able to look after her and truly care for her unlike most of the families living in Manenburg.
Our last patient of the day was Hilton – I was very excited to be able to see him again and do some therapy with him. Megan and I had been doing some research for the past couple of nights to try and help him as much as we could. When we first got to his house, he seemed excited to have visitors. ...