Travel Blogs from Camps Bay, South Africa

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Walk on the wild side, Masai Mara, Serengeti, Chobe, Etosha, South Africa travel blog

Walk on the wild side

A travel blog entry by travel_boy

... into the Serengeti but we had to drive back to Nairobi to Arusha (capital of Tanzania) and then out to about 100km south of where we were two days previously! The Serengeti is another documentary classic with huge, huge open plains of savannah that ...

Camped Out in Camps Bay, Camps Bay, South Africa travel blog

Camped Out in Camps Bay

A travel blog entry by annaelise

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... where SA flattened Italy, then they went on a few tours while I came to get checked in to my apartment in Camps Bay. Upon arrival, immediately I was overjoyed with my accommodations. I had requested the least expensive room with a kitchen. When Patrick, ...

Aquarium Fun and Catching up with Tamara!, Camps Bay, South Africa travel blog

Aquarium Fun and Catching up with Tamara!

A travel blog entry by charlotteandben

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... went to the Aquairum, it was surprisingly a lot of fun and saw some wierd and winderful things. That evening we went to Bungalow in Camps Bay and had a lovely dinner with Tamara and Ed who live in the States. It was lovely to see them both and hope the ...

Arriving in Cape Town, Camps Bay, South Africa travel blog

Arriving in Cape Town

A travel blog entry by kingo

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... Arriving in Cape town was relatively uneventful, we had pre booked a rental car, picked it up and headed on out towards camps bay. Camps Bay is stunning, right by the ocean front and filled with luxury homes and condos facing the water. The promenade is ...

South Africa, 4 days in, South Africa travel blog

South Africa

A travel blog entry by peteanddee

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... edge of the Atlantic Ocean. Next we drove to the Orange River region and along the way we saw the famous wildflowers of South Africa. These covered the landscape in a blanket of orange, yellow and purple - quite spectacular! Here we stayed by the ...

Camps bay foggy ????, Camps Bay, South Africa travel blog

Camps bay foggy ????

A travel blog entry by travellingadam

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... see the younger and gay crowd being most suited. It also has a cool members only beach bar that is very popular with the locals. Camps Bay Retreat is set on 4.5 acres back from the main road and the property is very green and lush. This is definitely for ...

Skeleton Gorge Trail, Table Montain, South Africa travel blog

Skeleton Gorge Trail

A travel blog entry by seanmalonerules

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Today I met Rob, Brent and Ren at around 10am and arranged a taxi to take us to Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens which is on the far side at the base of Table Mountain. From the gardens you can gain access to the toughest hiking trail up Table Mountain ...

Nelson Mandela, Robben Island, South Africa travel blog

Nelson Mandela

A travel blog entry by squawks_m

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... in up to our chests (eventually)- the waves were quite stong and splashed us a few times in the face! That night we went to Camps Bay for dinner with the girls and 2 Americans from the hostel and had a few drinks in 'Cafe Caprice'. The next morning we ...

Twee weken op vakantie, Onrus,, South Africa travel blog

Twee weken op vakantie

A travel blog entry by juffieinafrika

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Hoi iedereen!! Van 30 maart tot 15 april ben ik lekker op vakantie geweest!We zijn naar Onrus geweest, dit is een strandplaatsje in de buurt van Hermanus. Hermanus is een favoriete toeristen plek waar je walvissen kunt zien ( in ...

Memorable South Africa, Capetown, South Africa travel blog

Memorable South Africa

A travel blog entry by jdzaroor

... and an ostrich. I think I could have spent another weeks taking safaris it was such an unusual and tremendous experience. Capetown, South Africa After getting a full African experience in the Kruger, I drove back to JoBerg (and made it in good time ...

feeling ill, fears of hijacking unfounded, Cape Town, Camps Bay, South Africa travel blog

feeling ill, fears of hijacking unfounded

A travel blog entry by lroff

... again when I do have my camera.    Her son and his wife have invited us to a braai at their place in Camps Bay and on arriving there I started feeling sicker and sicker, unfortunately.  Met the children and a number of others. My ...

Capetown, Capetown, South Africa travel blog

Capetown

A travel blog entry by toonloon

Capetown ...

Views and Penguins around the Cape, Cape Town, Camps Bay, Simonstown, South Africa travel blog

Views and Penguins around the Cape

A travel blog entry by lroff

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... to spend some time later in my trip, and reached the area of Constantia, another wine growing area. The tourist brochures say South Africa's wine industry was born in this Valley and that it is still the home of some of the country's finest ...

Holiday Start Day 1, Camps Bay, South Africa travel blog

Holiday Start Day 1

A travel blog entry by centaur169

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... , India, and the Far East. Jan van Riebeeck's arrival on 6 April 1652 established the first permanent European settlement in South Africa. Cape Town quickly outgrew its original purpose as the first European outpost at the Castle of Good Hope, becoming ...

Holiday Day 4 Rest!!!, Camps Bay, South Africa travel blog

Holiday Day 4 Rest!!!

A travel blog entry by centaur169

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... bush" in Afrikaans) is the natural shrubland or heathland vegetation occurring in a small belt of the Western Cape of South Africa, mainly in winter rainfall coastal and mountainous areas with a Mediterranean climate. The Fynbos ecoregion is within the ...

Holiday Day 5 Surviving, Camps Bay, South Africa travel blog

Holiday Day 5 Surviving

A travel blog entry by centaur169

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Lay in bed till 0700 this morning, which was great. Did breakfast and took the rental back, but after long discussion with Natalie I decided to get right back in to bed.  Met Natalie through the MS SA forum and she has been a rock and a pillar of ...

Travel Day 3 Arrival, Diamond Guest House, Camps Bay, South Africa travel blog

Travel Day 3 Arrival

A travel blog entry by centaur169

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... long, the pass climbed to 820 metres (2,690 ft). The Huguenot Tunnel, opened in 1988, is the largest curved structure in South Africa and shortens the road by 11 kilometres (6.8 mi). It is operated as a toll road. There is an impressive viaduct ...

Holiday Day 8, Camps Bay, South Africa travel blog

Holiday Day 8

A travel blog entry by centaur169

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No blog today. Lots of pain last night so did not sleep at all.  Pain tablets not working, big worry for me as they have been all that have made the injections tolerable.  If they do not work anymore, going to be difficult continuing with the ...

South Africa 2002, Capetown, South Africa travel blog

South Africa 2002

A travel blog entry by rien

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Hi, after two hours in Capetown we drove to the Table Mountain and went up by cable car. The views are phenomenal so it's worth the trouble and expenses. After a period we decided to walk down and it took us about 3 hours to reach the parking lot. We ...

Camps Bay, Camps Bay, South Africa travel blog

Camps Bay

A travel blog entry by lisarotteck

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... irgendwann um 10 abends vorbei. War aber ein cooler Tag. Ein paar Tage spaeter war ich dann mit Mariana, der Brasilianerin, wieder in Camps Bay und wir haben uns, wie auch schon in Cape Town, an der Waterfront und Umgebung alle 5 Sterne Hotels angesehen. ...

Plage, bord de mer, Camps Bay, South Africa travel blog

Plage, bord de mer

A travel blog entry by nmariani

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Plage de sable fin et eaux à... 19°C. Ok ça fait moins rêvé. Mais il faudra bien ça pour se réveiller le corps et l'esprit après ces 18h de voyage. ...

Cape Town Week 1, Camps Bay, South Africa travel blog

Cape Town Week 1

A travel blog entry by walshvicky

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... day, where we saw Penguins at Boulders Bay and Ostrich and Baboons on the journey. We spent a hot day on the beach at Camps Bay, another day visiting Robben Island and also mooched around the V & A Waterfront. Other highlights were going out for an ...

Arrivée à Camps Bay, 3 Argyle Road, South Africa travel blog

Arrivée à Camps Bay

A travel blog entry by nmariani

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Après un transfert aéroport / hôtel en voiture et le check-in direction la plage pour une grosse sieste bien méritée et un bain revigorant suivant le courage. Les eaux de l'Atlantique sont souvent inférieure à 20°. ...

Last days in South Africa, Camps Bay, South Africa travel blog

Last days in South Africa

A travel blog entry by fairnie

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Sadly our time in South Africa has come to an end.  It has been a wonderful experience and we have loved every minute of it. Already, in my head I planning my next trip here! We have been lucky to have spent our last two nights in the beautiful 12 ...

Big cats and Meerkats, Camps Bay, South Africa travel blog

Big cats and Meerkats

A travel blog entry by markandjane

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... condition. After Franschoek we drove to our next destination Camps Bay where we have stayed for the last week over Christmas. Camps Bay has a very nice coastline with some lovely beaches and also some incredible houses. We went on the red bus tour to the ...

Horucava na umor, Camps Bay, South Africa travel blog

Horucava na umor

A travel blog entry by mozi

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... horucava uz od rana. Dnesny plan bol ist sa pozriet do Kapskeho mesta do pristavu (Waterfront) a potom okolo Stolovej hory do Camps Bay na obed a potom cez Haut Bay a Chapman's Peak naspat do Kapskeho mesta a den by sme zakoncili vyletom lanovkou na ...

Sunshine, Fog & Cocktails, Camps Bay, South Africa travel blog

Sunshine, Fog & Cocktails

A travel blog entry by libby_alistair

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... beat some aussie treats - thanks Santa! The rest of the day was spent by the pool eating lamb spit with the gang and their South Africa families and friends, oh and Dan's fantastic play list on loop. Although we were a long way from both our homes (London ...

The perfect end to the trip!, Camps Bay, South Africa travel blog

The perfect end to the trip!

A travel blog entry by natashawehbe

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... had such a lovely week. Spending the days going out for meals, walking along the beach. We took Seb to see the penguins at Boulders bay and to the aquarium one day. The apartment has a pool so the most fun was spend jumping in the pool and sitting the in ...

Around the Cape, Camps Bay, South Africa travel blog

Around the Cape

A travel blog entry by frozenbadgers

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... Hope. Headed back through Scarborough to Hout Bay – Swift half in ‘Dirty Dicks Tavern’, then though Llandudno to Camps Bay. Popped up to Youth Hostel in Camps Bay and sorted out next two nights accommodation. Down to ‘La ...

Jun 10, 2010, Camps Bay, South Africa travel blog

Jun 10, 2010

A travel blog entry by gpetiot

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