Travel Blogs from Hout Bay
Monday, February 24, 2014 Day 13
Today we took a plane to Cape Town. Our flight was delayed. Then my luggage was the last to come off. I was expecting it to be lost. Thank God for little favors. We meet two sisters who had just come from JFK. They were a good ten years older than me and they were renting a recreational vehicle to drive around South Africa for more than a month! The woman who pushed my wheelchair was 8 months pregnant. I didn't want her ...
... but the ocean is really cold for swimming. Not necessarily a bad thing as honestly I am a little scared of sea which has loads of wildlife swimming within it (yes I am a fairy).
For dinner we went to a sushi restaurant (Wafu) with some of Janine's friends and partners. The view from the pub was amazing, with us looking straight out at Robin Island (where Mandela was prisoner for 27 years).
Following dinner we went ...
... it, hopefully they made it down safe.
When we finally made it to the top, it was amazing. First, the fact that we freaking hiked Table Mountain and lived was exciting enough. Second, the view was amazing… Sadly the pictures don't quite do it justice. It overlooked the entire city, the coast, and endless ocean.
Then there was no way we were going to hike down the mountain… so we took the cable car back down.
If I were to have the opportunity to do it ...
... only one of the older
girls who is 6 or 7 would be, so they must have misunderstood! Lexie, Lauren,
Morgan and I were actually kind of upset and frustrated because we had no heads
up! We only got to see them for about 5 minutes before they left - they don’t get back til 2pm and we
leave around 12:30 :( SO we’re going to try to go in for an afternoon rather
than a morning next week so we get to see them before we leave! It’s tough
because the ...
... the only men at the prison that still treated him like a human and were able to listen to him while he was there. It shows what the apartheid did for South Africa and how much it unified the people. This is something you can easily see just being in South Africa. You find how proud South Africans are and how happy they seem to be after the struggle.
4. We had such an exciting week but Friday was probably one of the coolest days. First, Sophie came back! We picked ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking