Travel Blogs from Cape Town, South Africa

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The Lazy Girl's Guide to Weight Loss, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

The Lazy Girl's Guide to Weight Loss

A travel blog entry by jesshiggins

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... all the phone calls to my hospital bed and hotel room. Mom went into She-wolf mode and came within 45 minutes of hopping a flight to Cape Town to be with me. In short, I felt very loved. You guys will never know how important that was to me. I'm ...

Babboons beeeeotches, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Babboons beeeeotches

A travel blog entry by biogrrl

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... the Dutch originally settled and is known for its colorful architecture.  We then headed to a township called Langa outside of Cape Town.  We visited a community arts center Guga Sthebe.  They work with kids and adults in the community to ...

Driving the Garden Route, Simon's Town, South Africa travel blog

Driving the Garden Route

A travel blog entry by annaelise

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Hello to everyone back in the states and beyond! Things are going great here in South Africa. I have been enjoying my new friends Wendy and Roxy from Joberg. We have been out to a few dinners and to a comedy show and a little shopping on the ...

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

We made it!

A travel blog entry by jmckerricher

... come to an end. Basically everything that had become important to you over the last 4 months was now, just a memory. You arrive in Cape Town, congratulations are given and received, you drink a bit of beer and celebrate, and then you go to bed. When you ...

A walk in Green Point Park!, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

A walk in Green Point Park!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... say about it is once I passed the park's entrance gates…..the views were fabulous!   Lovely vistas of the Cape Town Stadium, Signal Hill and numerous biodiversity gardens made it a photographic paradise as Michel and I strolled down the ...

siste stopp i sør afrika, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

siste stopp i sør afrika

A travel blog entry by chriscaro

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... arkitektur som likner en blanding av engelsk/australsk/amerikansk og afrikansk stil med typisk skyline i horisonten. Ellers så er Cape Town omgitt med fantastiske fjellformasjoner som man nok kan gå mange fine turer i, verdenskjente vindistrikt innen ...

Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Cape Town

A travel blog entry by rachellocke

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After an hours drive from Stellenbosch, we arrived iN Cape Town...first view was of course of Table Mountian, which sits grandly in the centre of the city, with all the built up areas around it (and half way up it too!!)  WE arrived at about 10.30, ...

BVAWT008 - FACT, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

BVAWT008 - FACT

A travel blog entry by bva

FACT - Cape Town International ...

It's Time for AFRICA!, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

It's Time for AFRICA!

A travel blog entry by meredithvoss

Well...better late than never i guess...We are finally in Cape Town! We were supposed to be out exploring the city yesterday, but the winds and water were too rough so we could not get into port!  We spent the day playing card games and catch phrase, ...

Landing on another planet ..., Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Landing on another planet ...

A travel blog entry by leinsterman

... neatly atop of it ... it is quite a sight as it towers above the city commanding all to take note of its presence ... giving Cape Town its own natural monument to the force of nature as it makes a contrast the surrouding city. We pass by the townships ...

An afternoon walk around Company Gardens!, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

An afternoon walk around Company Gardens!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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Day 8 – afternoon   Day 1 – Northern Experience Tour               Weather:  30 Celsius - hot and sunny At exactly 1:00pm, we made our grand entrance at the ...

Camps Bay, with no designer sunglasses? DIOS MIO!!, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Camps Bay, with no designer sunglasses? DIOS MIO!!

A travel blog entry by laurenhs

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... Guesthouse, The 12 Apostles. The owner of the Bay Atlantic, Bernie took us to see firing of The Noon Gun. This is a Cape Town tradition which has been observed since 1919. A cannon is fired at noon every day and the Capetonians observe 2 minutes of ...

Africa, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Africa

A travel blog entry by tristan_g

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Cape Argus cycling race, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Cape Argus cycling race

A travel blog entry by simcha

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... and life is grand. Today was also the famous Cape Argus race, a 105 kilometre (about 65 miles) cycling tour around the Cape Peninsula here in South Africa. The finish line was only a block or so away from my flat. I could hear cheering from my bedroom, ...

A quiet farewell, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

A quiet farewell

A travel blog entry by charliek85

... so much fun it didn't matter anyway. All part of the experience in my mind. So today is my Final day in Cape Town, and the end of my stay in Africa. I can't quite believe how quickly the time has passed. So saying goodbye to Africa is a quiet affair ...

I put the fun in funicular, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

I put the fun in funicular

A travel blog entry by dc314

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... before continuing on.  Our next stop was Cape Point (which is different than the Cape of Good Hope).  Cape Point is the tip of South Africa where the lighthouse is located.  It has quite a high elevation, so we took the funicular to the ...

Cape Town: City of contrast, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Cape Town: City of contrast

A travel blog entry by moretojr

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... volunteer work. We're feeling a little 'city-bound' here so we're looking forward to seeing a wilder side of Africa (some might say that happens in Cape Town after dark anyway!) Until then.... Love Jen & Moi xx ...

Cape Town is basically California, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Cape Town is basically California

A travel blog entry by zoe.siegel

... feel like I haven't written in months.  Currently I am in the only Internet cafe in the black township of Langa outside of Cape Town South Africa.  We spent a few days in the heat of the city in a hostel right when we arrived, then last Sunday ...

Gardens, Cable Cars, Castles and Prisons, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Gardens, Cable Cars, Castles and Prisons

A travel blog entry by travellingross

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... Gardens have a setting that must be hard to beat. Showcasing the best flora or 'fynbos' of South Africa and looking always towards the mountains that surround Cape Town. This land was purchased by Cecil Rhodes (of Rhodes Scholar fame) in the late ...

Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Cape Town

A travel blog entry by whitneyhl

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... was our driver and tour guide. We saw a lot and did a lot of shopping in the local market. Megan and I spent a week in Cape Town. After Nikki left we took the sightseeing bus around to learn the local history. We also took a ferry boat out to Robben ...

Last week in Africa, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Last week in Africa

A travel blog entry by bamberd

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And so we continue into South Africa. First stop was a camp site in a winery. We camped on a patch of grass with superb scenery all round us and we arrived early in the day so we had chance to take in tye views, play some table tennis and darts in the ...

Arrival in Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Arrival in Cape Town

A travel blog entry by aldemoye

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After 24+ hours of traveling, we finally arrived in Cape Town! We checked into our hostel and immediately went to grab a bite to eat at a local cafe, where Yelena and the guys sampled the local "game". Today we met up with the Namibia/Botswana group ...

Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Cape Town

A travel blog entry by danacarlson

... to my hostel in Cape Town. First, I had to take a bus to Sao Paolo, then fly to Johannesburg, and then fly to Cape Town from there. South Africa Airways is fanTAStic. They had the movie screens in the back of the seat in front of you, and you could choose ...

Finishing up in Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Finishing up in Cape Town

A travel blog entry by aldemoye

Finishing up work in ...

May 8, Manenberg, South Africa travel blog

May 8

A travel blog entry by kollc

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... clinic because it was closed due to danger associated with the bus strike.  We will try to do that and the rehab center next week.  Instead we went to a slavery museum in Cape Town called Iziko Museum. Not bad I suppose as far as museums go. ...

So this is my new home.... brilliant!, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

So this is my new home.... brilliant!

A travel blog entry by leahwestbrooks

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... sure there was a period of about a day there, that my parents were wondering whether or not I had actually arrived in South Africa… Well I did, after many hours of travel, I finally touched down into Cape Town International Airport yesterday, 3hours ...

The Weekend has arrived..., Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

The Weekend has arrived...

A travel blog entry by leahwestbrooks

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... had popped in for a few minutes to say hey… We ended up chatting with him for HOURS about life in Africa, particularly Cape Town and the difference between now and 30 years ago. I learned sooooo many interesting things from him as he discussed life ...

Consuming Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Consuming Cape Town

A travel blog entry by matthewprc9

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Cities are all about consumption. Cape Town no less than others. The first few days of my getting used to travelling are filled with journeys past shops which sell the most amazing African artefacts ; you want to buy into a lifestyle of the beach and ...

A Leap of Faith!: Abseiling Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

A Leap of Faith!: Abseiling Table Mountain

A travel blog entry by travelens

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... and I -on my toes with my fingers crossed- was yet to receive a confirmation of my booking with Abseil Africa. Few more hours left for me in Cape Town, and huge clouds were still covering the top of Table Mountain like a white tablecloth. It didn’t ...

Jul 07, 2010, Cape Town, South Africa travel blog

Jul 07, 2010

A travel blog entry by jpischedda

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