African Tides Guesthouse

Mountain Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7975, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Cape Town

The book: What time is the bus?

A travel blog entry by the-rambler on Aug 04, 2014

1 comment, 1 photo

... to the long, long saga.

I designed and produced the book, and had it privately edited and proofed, thinking publishers would relish not having to pay for all the pre-publication costs.

Then I printed a few copies in a local digital print shop to flog around. (And surprisingly the quality was excellent.)

All loved it, but all were not amused at being disempowered: "Too many pages", "Not our standard size, too ...

The Adventure really begins

A travel blog entry by charlottesmith on May 11, 2014

1 photo

... volunteering in a Primary School, teaching English to the children, whose first language could be any of the very many they speak here in SA. The hostel houses all the other volunteers, although apart from one other girl from England, the place is teeming with Germans, who, curiously, are also here to teach English. Looks like we've got to teach them first! The house is absolutely tiny, but the showers ...

Cape Town Part 1: Are We Still in Africa?

A travel blog entry by pauljkuhne on Feb 13, 2014

2 comments, 17 photos

... prisoners were actually educating common law criminals and imparting a certain sense of political awareness and empowerment to them, a political education of sorts. The prison guards thought it better that the two groups remain separate since god forbid people actually felt empowered to seize their own futures.

The island of course also has a storied history before it was transformed into a fortress of political suppression and isolation. It was at ...

Day 37 - Another Quiet Day in Paradise!

A travel blog entry by simonannals on Nov 09, 2013

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... the smile off Jackie's face! They turned out to be delicious, in fact I have ordered another one for tomorrow. After breakfast, Johann arranged for his man/maid to clean our car, which had been a pink/beige colour since Addo National Elephant Park. Lee arranged to get our laundry done. When we went out to the car we thought it had been stolen until we realised the gleaming white car in our parking space ...

Mountains, Beaches, Cliffs, Penguins & Vineyards

A travel blog entry by simonv on Jun 30, 2013

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... not in the US. As we walked up to the taxi stand and fight started between taxi drivers regarding who was first in line and should get a fare. During the commotion, we edged over to the side and found a taxi. as we got in our taxi driver said that they guys in the fight, were always doing that and we should never give them fares.

On the way home we began talking with our driver. At one point ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Woodstock area of Cape Town, is near Lion's Head, District Six Museum, Bo-kaap, and Castle of Good Hope.
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