Travel Blogs from Cape Town, South Africa

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Empty pockets, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Empty pockets

A travel blog entry by charliek85

... shop (my only option, obviously). It was good to get out though and take in my surroundings. I love the dramatic landscape of Cape Town - the city clings to the sharp, sudden mountain sides that divide districts, while clouds roll over the peaks. The ...

Cape Town - Thursday, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Cape Town - Thursday

A travel blog entry by scatterling

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... and had an ex-prisoner take us around.  We took the required photos of Nelson Mandela's cell etc, and then sailed back to Cape Town. Had a lovely supper at Spur, and then went home early because Ash was feeling sore and tired.   Plus ... ...

District Six and townships, District Six- Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

District Six and townships

A travel blog entry by seanmalonerules

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... to some island off the coast of Madagascar rather than Kenya. After a long 8 days at sea I have finally made it to Cape Town, South Africa. It is a dream come true to be here. This is the port city that I have been most looking forward to. I ...

A traveller's still got to look good ..., Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

A traveller's still got to look good ...

A travel blog entry by charliek85

Well the forecast didn't lie: I awoke at 5.15am to the sound of wind and rain lashing against the windows. So it was a case of trying to make myself busy today once I got up, still with the sound of rain outside. I booked in a much needed hair ...

Dancing queens, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Dancing queens

A travel blog entry by charliek85

... 't fun, or wise. Still, with no more shillings to worry about, it called for a celebration, and as Sarah's last night in Cape Town, a farewell party out in the city. So we dined at Cafe Sophia, eating the most amazing lamb chops, making the most of ...

Goodbye, South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Goodbye, South Africa

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... laid plans o' mice and backpackers An early start today to squeeze in the last bit of sightseeing before leaving South Africa. Since I chose to visit Cape Town in winter, it means I've had somewhat unpredictable weather to deal with, which has thrown a ...

Start of Guerba Tour in Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Start of Guerba Tour in Cape Town

A travel blog entry by pfaelzerbub

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... into SA. At least we've not had any breakdowns yet, whereas all others seem to have had plenty of those. Oh yes Cape Town. After finding out who everybody was there was no further programme so the evening I spent uploading my MP3player from Dubai and ...

South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

South Africa

A travel blog entry by feschi

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South Africa, ...

Friday, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Friday

A travel blog entry by blaineafrica

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Today we took the bus around Cape Town again.  The first stop was meant to be Kirstenbosch Gardens, but in view of the hay fever situation thought we would give it a miss, and possibly try for the third week instead.  The second stop was a ...

Table mountain, pictures, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Table mountain, pictures

A travel blog entry by asconners

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... I just ended up walking up and down the waterfront. the feeling has been lingering as i walk through the markets and stores of cape town. my position has always been a privileged middle class westerner, but i guess now i am able to see it a little bit ...

The final (s)miles…, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

The final (s)miles…

A travel blog entry by tabasamu2010

...  of July 2010 [Wimbledon, London, UK] Trip ended: Thursday, 16th of December 2010 [Signal Hill, Cape Town, South Africa]   165 days  29,552 kilometres  3,988 litres of diesel (average= 7.44 km/l)  20 ...

Boulders and Cape Point, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Boulders and Cape Point

A travel blog entry by bushmantours

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... up to the lighthouse at Cape Point via the small funicular railway called The Flying Dutchman.  Driving back through the Park we saw bontebok and ostrich. We came back to Cape Town by the scenic coast road via Hout Bay - Chapman's Peak. ...

Winding Down, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Winding Down

A travel blog entry by mviglianco

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... to keep me occupied with things that genuinely interest me.   I've just about seen all that I can or want to see in Cape Town. I originally planned on taking a bus trip East along the coast or anywhere really but I waited a bit too long to commit and ...

South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

South Africa

A travel blog entry by hans-jenny

... Nelson Mandela was locked up for 18 years, and Table Mountain with marvelous views over the city and Atlantic ocean. South Africa comes across as a modern and well run country with good infrastructure and beautiful landscapes, the most prominent of ...

One month already?, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

One month already?

A travel blog entry by oliverkr

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... Anyway, aside from my rambling, I have had some pretty amazing experiences since my last post. There is a national holiday here is South Africa on August 9th called Women's Day. To honor all the women, we had that Thursday off from school, so we ...

Hiking Lion's Head, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Hiking Lion's Head

A travel blog entry by matt_werner

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... as the Barranco Wall but much better than just a straight hike anyway. Views from the top were pretty sweet, for views of Cape Town itself I’d say better than Table Mountain because you get the mountain in the photos as well, and can see ...

A-FRIKAN EXPERIENCE!, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

A-FRIKAN EXPERIENCE!

A travel blog entry by meredithvoss

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Cape Town is such an amazing city…South Africa is beautiful…and five days in this great place was not NEARLY enough! Unfortunately due to high winds the ship was stuck out in the Atlantic Ocean circling around and around for about 30 hours. ...

Ready to Tack, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Ready to Tack

A travel blog entry by mviglianco

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Helm to lee, sheet the jib, kicking strap, release the main, bow springs, heave to, broad reach,  close reach, jam cleats, bowlines, rolling hitch, stanchions, warp, bruce, danforth, delta, give way, stand on, gybe and involuntary gybe.......all ...

South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

South Africa

A travel blog entry by pinkfizz

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... also saw his cell which was only 2m square barely long enough for him to lay on his mat on the floor to sleep on. South Africa has some amazingly beautiful sights but it was the hardest country for me to visist.  We have seen extreme poverty on ...

Drive back to Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Drive back to Cape Town

A travel blog entry by lori_aaron_trip

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Today we drove from Outshorn back to Cape Town. It was a beautiful drive. I was hopeing we'd see more of the Winelands but the road didn't go through much of it. We were in a hurry to get back to Cape Town, so we didn't take any of the detours down to ...

Cape Wine Tour-Cape Town......part 1, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Cape Wine Tour-Cape Town......part 1

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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...   I knew that the "Cape Wine Tour–Cape Town" wasn't on Michel’s favorite list of tours to do here in Cape Town!   That instead, he much preferred going on the “Great White Shark Cage Diving Tour” to feel the thrills ...

Lekker, lekker... adventures in the Mother City, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Lekker, lekker... adventures in the Mother City

A travel blog entry by jcza

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... to come back to Michael & Jenny's on Monday (we don't have satellite TV at home) to catch the rerun in the afternoon. Cape Town currently has a serious power shortage and, just our luck, with 10 minutes left in the game the power cut out. Poor ...

Soy Celeste, Celeste Soy yo!!!, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Soy Celeste, Celeste Soy yo!!!

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

   Thus far my time in south Africa for world cup has come almost to a story book finish my team  that i traveled with there soccer jersey for 5 months with just to wear it here in south Africa 100-1 odds to win the tourney are Playing ...

CAPE TOWN, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

CAPE TOWN

A travel blog entry by ellieburrows

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We arrived in Cape Town in the afternoon, after a teary goodbye to the children at the BNC, Lucy very kindly came to collect us from the airport and we began our next African adventure! To cool ourselves down we had a dip in Neil and Mary's pool where we ...

Out of Africa, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Out of Africa

A travel blog entry by terredeshommes

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... many people, the noise and the vulgarity, and all of that amplified by the world cup phenomenon. It seems that I wasn't in my place in South Africa, and it would probably be the same in the rest of the continent. So no regret, I went there and still saw a ...

Valley of Wines Day Tour, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Valley of Wines Day Tour

A travel blog entry by capetown

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... wines winning both local and international awards. Buitenverwachting Situated in the heart of the historical Constantia Valley in Cape Town, South Africa. The farm boasts an exceptional range of wines as well as one of the top restaurants in ...

Robben Island & Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Robben Island & Table Mountain

A travel blog entry by michellem143

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Hi all, We have been so lucky with the weather. Many people come to Cape Town hoping to visit Robben Island and hiking up Table Mountain but due to the winds are unable to do so. Robben Island: http://www.robben-island.org.za/ Table Mountain: ...

JAMES!!! get your feet off the table., Cape town, South Africa travel blog

JAMES!!! get your feet off the table.

A travel blog entry by jamescavanagh

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me again. had a killer party last night. got to bed 5am. went up table mountain 2day and absailed down it. AMAZING views. bit of a shock wen i got down half way, bounced and found no rock. i had to sail down the last 60M free from any surface. i fink ...

Institutionalised, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Institutionalised

A travel blog entry by matthewprc9

Cape Town is the kind of place you get stuck in. It's easy too easy in a way. So you make the great leap into Africa. The unknown. All the myths still linger. the heart of darkness, the savage. Everywhere you read about crime and how safe you are or are ...

Sunset over Sea Point Promenade!, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Sunset over Sea Point Promenade!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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Day 7 – evening Since last evening was way too cloudy for me to see any signs of a proper sunset at Sea Point Promenade, I was more than willing to walk back there this early evening and see what the skies had to offer me.   After all, ...

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