The Cape Colonial
Travel Blogs from Cape Town
... bumming around Asia on a shoestring?
A Black Sabbath T-shirt is just not my image. I definitely won't succumb to the sudden urge to grow a ponytail. Will I get an earring or a nose stud? That’s doubtful because the pain of piercing sends shudders down my spine. A pensioner’s arm tattooed with a Buddhist proverb doesn't seem quite so cool back home. As for the German safari look – forget it. ...
... calm: the perfect day. We paired up and went out to sea, around a boat the was about 1km away. That was great fun! Back at the hotel to freshen up we had a sample of the local cuisine: gatsby! Then it was time for geocaching. Because the Rhodes memorial, was closed because of construction, we drove to the other side of table mountain to BBQ but because of the high wind it was ...
... conversations. One day he
will be someone’s guru.
2. Tony the biker bar barman in his flaming Lederhosen.
3. Bernhard the Austrian runaway. He managed to hitchhike his way all the way
to Asia with only €80 in his pocket.
4. Lovesick Chris, a hostel worker in Barcelona. His ex-girlfriend and he had
matching knuckle tattoos that spelled "romantic". He's going to
follow her to Canada.
5. The ...
... cheer and clap along. The lovely Korean ladies dressed in their national costume came in dancing to 'Gangnam Style' which was hilarious. We had some entertainment during the ceremony, an Africa singer and then a group called 'Drum Cafe' who led us in some bongo drumming and we got to keep the drums! Hopefully it will make it through customs.
The opening was followed by three days of lectures and ...
Our shuttle arrived before 20.00 and off to the airport we went. There was a lot of traffic and the going was quite slow not that it mattered as we had plenty of time on our side. I was surprised that the grassy part near the sea was again filled with people and even today they were making their braais. I guess they do this whenever they can.
By now we were quite hungry so after we checked in our suitcases we went in search of some food. We found a place that ...