Travel Blogs from Cape Town, South Africa

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Back to Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Back to Cape Town

A travel blog entry by wrlondon

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South Africa's not so distant shocking past, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

South Africa's not so distant shocking past

A travel blog entry by wrlondon

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

Cape of Good Hope

A travel blog entry by sirnick

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... few of us who wanted to go badly enough to risk seasickness.  The rest of us went to Boulders Beach, just south of Simon's Town, to see the penguin colony.  The penguins were a little disappointing.  Although we found numerous penguins, ...

Bottle of Wine, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Bottle of Wine

A travel blog entry by boydandrose

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... promise, and we pick up a Shiraz and a pinotage (and yes, at wholesale prices). Now it’s on to the N11 and south to Cape Town.  We travel through a 4 km. (2.5 m.) long tunnel through the Huguenot Mountains north and west of Cape Town.  ...

I made it!, Cape Town , South Africa travel blog

I made it!

A travel blog entry by 123donal

... , a renovation project bringing life and affluence to the old docklands area.   For one of the last nights in Africa and more specifically Cape Town I opted for dinner in the rather plush 'Opal lounge' situated just off Long Street. This utopia in the ...

Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Cape Town

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Cape Town

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Cape Town

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Have you ever seen a great white, Richard?!, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Have you ever seen a great white, Richard?!

A travel blog entry by richsarasloper

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8th Nov Spent the day driving around the Cape Penninsular with Gary and Jackie who were sharing the cost of the care and petrol.Saw spectacular views of bays along the coastal route, such as Clifton, Camps Bay, Hout Bay & Nordhoek and stopped to take ...

Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Cape Town

A travel blog entry by huyclef

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... next character in our Cape Town chapter. The point of giving you this tip of the iceberg is to illustrate the essence of my Cape Town experience. I surfed with sharks. I climbed a mountain. I partied till dawn. I even dropped by a bed and breakfast in ...

Updates and pics, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Updates and pics

A travel blog entry by prunier

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... fun, but a growing one. I have to run just now, but I will post pictures either tomorrow or later. If you still want to send me letters, send them to my work: Rachel Prunier c/o Tony Rebelo SANBI Private Bag X7 Claremont 7735 South ...

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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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 ...

Kirstenbosch gardens, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Kirstenbosch gardens

A travel blog entry by suemacd

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Today we visited the famous Kirstenbosch botanical gardens. Founded in 1913, the gardens focus on the conservation of the idigenous plants of South Africa. The name of the gardens is thought to come from the name of the manager of the land - Kirstein, and ...

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 ...

Feb 4-5th, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Feb 4-5th

A travel blog entry by suemacd

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Had a chilled couple of days, yesterday we were back at Llandudno catching some rays :) and today was spent sorting a few things out, like our trip to the Winelands in a week or so,. We have booked a couple of days via Hayley, and have ...

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 ...

Kirstenbosch market and St James, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Kirstenbosch market and St James

A travel blog entry by suemacd

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Kirstenbosch market is held on the last Sunday of the month. There are loads of arts and crafts stalls, various homemade goodies and food stuffs, a couple of drinks tents and a local band to entertain you. We pottered and then grabbed a drink to listen ...

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