Travel Blogs from Cape Town, South Africa

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Just Manipulating the Map, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Just Manipulating the Map

A travel blog entry by jose

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Yeah...just want the map to reflect that we made it to South Africa, even if it doesn't have all our African countries. I'm a geek, I know... Did I mention we saw whales in Hermanus. If I remember correctly they were humpback. And super cool. ...

Mzungu Migration - Africa Safari (part II), Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Mzungu Migration - Africa Safari (part II)

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... driving to Tzaneen in South Africa. Nothing too special that day. (Ya, at this point I'm getting tired of typing.) Continue through South Africa with stops at Blyde's River Canyon and God's Window. It was all foggy and rainy at God's Window so we ...

Actuarial Scienists beware, a zoologist is about!, University of Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Actuarial Scienists beware, a zoologist is about!

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Cape Town is COLD! Smuts Hall is COLDER. Why is there never any heating? Last night I wore all my clothes as I settled into bed at the top of the mens dorm, complete with cold showers, marble walls and wooden floors. It is a lovely old building, but ...

At the end of Africa, Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa travel blog

At the end of Africa

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Dream Two : Check It somehow seemed appropriate to be standing at the Cape of Good Hope, one month after I arrived in South Africa. I cried. I was alone and at the end of the earth. Next stop Antarctica. What joy. It turned out to be a most ...

They complian about alcahol fuelled ..., Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

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A travel blog entry by andyb

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... visting a few museums and the Cape Of Good Hope Castle, which is home to the oldest wine shop in South Africa...hic ;-) So overall impressions of Cape Town are that it is a small city rather than a large Town with great people, who love their corner ...

Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Table Mountain

A travel blog entry by worldramblings

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Table Mountain ...

Sailing from Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Sailing from Cape Town

A travel blog entry by worldramblings

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Sailing ...

Winery, Gardens and Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Winery, Gardens and Waterfront

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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... , Jardins et Baie « Nous pourrions rester ici une semaine» s'exclame Tristan qui aime les villes et préfèrerait s'attarder à Cape Town ... C'est vrai, pourtant, je sais que nous devons continuer d'avancer pour arriver à Jo Burg... de plus, rester en ...

Finally arrived, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Finally arrived

A travel blog entry by vicki

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Well, the first bit's over and done with - have made it to Cape Town to meet the group and set off on my tour. A 7am start tomorrow doesn't sound too appealing, but I'm keen to get going. Next update (in about 5 days) should be much more interesting ...

Cape Town!, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Cape Town!

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... Town offers so much, there is just so much to see its unreal, we had a really relaxing Sunday driving a couple of hours south of Cape Town city onto the Peninsula where we visited Cape Point and the most South Western point of Africa the Cape Of Good ...

New Year in Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

New Year in Cape Town

A travel blog entry by worldramblings

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Short But Sweet Re-Visit., Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Short But Sweet Re-Visit.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... didn't stop again for another five hours for a meal break! The scenery was quite spectacular after we had crossed into South Africa, with irrigated terraced slopes growing all manner of crops. At last we spotted Table mountain in the distance ...

Day 11-13: Hermanus - Cape Town, Hermanus / Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Day 11-13: Hermanus - Cape Town

A travel blog entry by pauldwade

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... to come home too. Anyways, Alex and I went down to the Waterfront area this morning - after travelling round and seeing the real South Africa the Waterfront is about as hideously touristy as you can get. There was even a stage show going on and one of ...

To the point and beyond, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

To the point and beyond

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Cape Town boasts some amazing things, so we set off to explore the wilderness on a Sunday afternoon (after a breakfast of Strawberries and Soya milk and salmon and cheese - devine!). Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope were invaded with tourists, but we ...

Getting cold in Cape Town - icey style, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Getting cold in Cape Town - icey style

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Day 14-16: Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Day 14-16: Cape Town

A travel blog entry by pauldwade

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... I've booked a Winelands tour for Thursday so should be rat-arsed then, and Friday morning I'm doing a Township tour. Tomorrow is the Cape Peninsular tour which should be very cool...don't think I'm gonna get up to much today - just gotta move hostels and ...

Robben Island, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Robben Island

A travel blog entry by myjob

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After reading Long road to freedom I had to visit Robben Island and see for myself. Most of the tourists flocked to the harbor and went on the tour with a smile upon there face, but left with a new respect and grim look on reality. What I did not ...

Prison politics from a convicted man, Robben Island, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Prison politics from a convicted man

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... had won the right to education and many men learnt to read English and studied through UNISA (the correspondence university of South Africa) and the London School of Economics. Many emerged as fully qualified lawyers, experienced in letter-writing and ...

Table Mountain, by Roman, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Table Mountain, by Roman

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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... Comical, yet perilous because the costume reduced her vision to a funnel, I think back at the constricting hazards of wearing a cape; The Incredibles define it nicely in their Pixar animation, ‘asking for trouble.’ ...

Penguins at Boulders beach, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Penguins at Boulders beach

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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... is always a problem as we cannot leave the vehicle unattended and it is hard to find a campsite right in the town centre...so, we drove further South, on the Peninsula to camp on grass but exposed to the winds...and winds, there are!! Some southerly winds ...

Thank you for your tension!, Cape Town and the Strand, Stellenbosch, South Africa travel blog

Thank you for your tension!

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... . Thank you so much. There really is a real world out there!" And with that he was gone. Bam! What a moment! Life here in South Africa is so different that I just don't try and explain it to the people back home. I think that they would find it hard ...

The Cape, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

The Cape

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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... of the most beautiful in the World , its a shame that today there is the feeling of a kind of White Apartheid here in South Africa. Every Corporation can only be owned by 49 % of People with white Origins among other disparities . I did not agree with ...

No Dassies on the Table, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

No Dassies on the Table

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... are amazing.  And the nice thing is that there are different views in every direction.  Look north and you can see Cape Town laid out at your feet.  Farther out is Robben Island and Table Bay.  Behind all that is the ...

On top of the world, table style, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

On top of the world, table style

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Table Mountain is a beautiful thing. So when I looked up and saw that the clouds were gone I decided it was now or never. They wasn't even a 'table cloth' to get in the way of the perfect views. Mum just had to see this - so we went. By the time we ...

Our fancy apartment in Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Our fancy apartment in Cape Town

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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But the first night in Jo'burg and Kruger, the apartment in Cape Town is the only place booked in advanced. Money was not saved: only the very best was good enough. We are all a bit nervous about it. What if it is not as expected? Therefore, we decide ...

Cape of Good Hope, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Cape of Good Hope

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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... though it started to rain when we left, the winds blew these clouds away and we had a great sunny day at the tip of Africa. It is beautiful, wild and grand! There were even some crazy kite surfers on the big waves! And ostriches were running by the ...

Penguins that sound like donkeys, Simon's Town, South Africa travel blog

Penguins that sound like donkeys

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... we have no money and it's rather an expensive venture any way you cut it, and we'll just do it when we come back to South Africa (why not?  we put off everything else...) So we made our way back through town to the train station, where a ...

Cape Town at last !!!!!, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Cape Town at last !!!!!

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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... enough of him and as the truck had served it's purpose by then, we easily decided to leave and make our own way to South Africa and Cape Town. And here we are, finally. Siân's dad and family arrived on the 14th and since then we have done Cape Town to ...

Great White Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Great White Cape Town

A travel blog entry by giuliani242

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... from all over the world and mixed in some South African hip-hop. We had a great time and Khosi told me about her life in South Africa. She never had a father, her brother was shot and killed and her sister passed away. She grew up in a bad neighborhood in ...

Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Table Mountain

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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Version traduite plus bas Nov 24, Table Mountain We were supposed to meet them at the top.... the kids walking all the way up Table Mountain and us taking the cable car...as it turned out, it was so windy that the cable car was not running and so, it was ...

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