Mountain Manor Guesthouse
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... avoided a collision (and this only a couple of days ago, while in Capetown). The rest of our self-drive trip was uneventful, with the exception of Vivian's constant reminder to not drive so close to the shoulder.
In addition, during our travels, and contrary to advice given to us by more than one person, on several occasions we did pick up a hitchhiker or two along the way. It is startling the number ...
... pick up the vehicle, it is too small for the 5 of us, so, after a bit of wrangling we end up with a Hyundai IX35 SUV which seems just the job.
Get down to Cactusberry Lodge and our host Barbara meets us and shows us our rooms, very comfortable, an hour later we are heading down to the Victoria and Albert waterfront which is where it happens here in CT.
Down the waterfront we meet up with another 3 travellers, Boz, Katy and Irene and share a few beers at the Ferrymans ...
... the food was really amazing! Although it was very busy and it took a little while for the food to get to me. A quiet night in was definitely in store for me tonight.
Review of the African Penguin Colony: 4 stars
Such a good experience to see all the penguins, i was told to visit hear by friends who have visited before and I would definitely recommend it to people coming to Cape Town in the future.
... fence and they pass your alcohol through a hole in the bottom. Once you have your drinks, you stand in a large queue to wait to get to the meat counter. You pick which meat you want (chicken, sausage, lamb, steak) from the glass meat cases and they season and weigh it on large metal trays. We ordered for a group of 10 so the mound of meat we selected was quite ridiculous. The meat is taken to the back to be BBQed. You pay at the counter and get a number and then head into ...
... but instead just pay water and electricity. Therefore, many people who have steady jobs live in the townships, choosing to use the money the save to buy more "luxurious" items than they would otherwise afford. Our guide himself could have afforded to live elsewhere, but loves the community spirit that Kayamandi has to offer. There is even a private doctor who lives and works in the township!
After our township tour, we headed to a port ...