The Charles

137 Waterkant Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8002, South Africa | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Cape Town

Robben Island

A travel blog entry by kvstark


... So this morning we got up medium early and walked around the V&A waterfront for a little bit and then I went to Robben Island. That's the place where Nelson Mandela was a political prisoner for eighteen years, and it also has an awesome view of cape town. The weather was super clear so I got some great pictures of table mountain and the city. Went to see the prison and that was pretty neat. They have two boats that go out to the island and then they ...

South Africa

A travel blog entry by deirdreandbrock


... stuck in the cage for about 2-3 seconds, but it wasn’t when we were in the cage unfortunately. This tour was well worth the money. IT WAS SO COOL!!!! There is very little we know about great white sharks and although we don’t know how many there are in the world today they are considered to be endangered. It was a big privilege to see them in their natural habitat.

From Gansbaai we drove to Stellenbosch, which is South Africa’s ...

Days 23, 24, 25: Cape Town - Waterfront

A travel blog entry by kauna


... in the Hollywood sign". He lives in L.A., and yes, that's where he lives. Right up there in the hills next to the Hollywood sign. After we ate we took the bus back into Cape Town and I was dropped off at the Waterfront. Then, I decided, "what the hell", I went to see another movie. I had planned all along to see Nelson Mandela's "Long Walk To Freedom". It's the movie based on his autobiography of the same name. I made it a point to see this movie while in Africa for a few ...

Table mountain and wine tasting

A travel blog entry by michelleemmel


... and tasting. In the evening we went to a traditional African restaurant called the Gold restaurant. We were all involved in an African drumming lesson prior to dinner. Dinner was delicious and the African singing and dancing entertainment was very colourful. I happened to be sitting on the end of the table and was the lucky one to be selected to try out the African ...

Lions and Cheetahs and rhinos!!

A travel blog entry by ahollingsworth

... area. They have three lions there, a male and two females that were rescued from some sort of lion hunting circus type thing. The lions don't know how to hunt because they were raided by humans, so in the lion area there is also a springbok who snuck in and they call Lucky because he hasn't been eaten. After the beautiful lions we also saw zebras and some giraffe. There were a few baby giraffes which were ADORABLE. After the zebras, my ...

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This 4 star hotel, located in the Cape Town CBD - Foreshore area of Cape Town, is near Two Oceans Aquarium, District Six Museum, Abseil Africa, and Bo-Kaap Museum.
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