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Travel Blogs from Hout Bay
... 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 ...
... was a man’s socks. They had the British flag on them which, as you know (if you read the last blog) means he is in a gang. That is a gang symbol but I can’t remember the name. So that was freaky. . The people were
nice but I was secretly scared to be talking with them. Cyril then suggests we
take a picture with the group. Great idea! (Me even more nervous). But it was
fine and as we were walking away, Cyril told us that some of the ...
... going back from the Dutch Trading company days all the way to today.
First stop for us was the Biscuit Mill market. Only open on Saturdays, it is a cross between Pike Place Market and Portland food carts. The market has local craftsmen who make stylish clothing, shoes, jewelry, and a food stall area where people sit at community tables and drink beer and wine while listening to live gypsy music. I have included a couple pictures to give you an idea. The afternoon ...
... attempted to wrap my head around how beautiful life can be and how suddenly it can all be taken away. The experience of something so unbelievably powerful was one of the most surreal moments I have ever experienced. This seems to be a theme of my time in Cape Town; experiences so surreal and so eye opening, my perception of reality, in relation to the many communities I come from, is altered in an inexplicable way. Each day that I spend in the townships, I grow to love ...
... 8217;t notice it was snugly wrapped in a high fence, topped of course with razor wire. It really is so much the standard over here. My first thought was: well, this bodes very well for the rest of the trip if this is how we’re starting out. I have to say, this hostel knows their business, even if they don’t know how to do a poached egg.
We checked in and were told which room was ours. We were given a small scrap of paper, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking