The Charles

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

Prison Visit - Robben Island

A travel blog entry by katyflo on Jun 13, 2014

24 photos

... for myself I loved it and have so much more respect for what he went through in that time.

My favourite Mandela quote I've found since coming here:
“No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”


South Africa

A travel blog entry by deirdreandbrock on Mar 31, 2014

203 photos

We arrived into Johannesburg Airport South Africa at 8:30 am. We had endured two flights over the previous night to get there. The nice part of it was that we only had an hour layover, but the bad part was that during that layover our luggage didn't have enough time to make the transfer. We weren’t all that surprised when we didn’t see our backpacks on the baggage caracal. The bags were scheduled to arrive the following day at 4pm. This only set ...

In the beginning

A travel blog entry by questtravels on Dec 24, 2013

2 photos

... houses of the people we know from Melbourne. A quick trip to his local milk bar saw the kids enjoying a Jelly Belly icy pole for the first time. Very yummy.

On our itinerary we had included Adderley Street lights. So a quick trip into the city saw us moving right up Adderley St and under the lights but as it was still daylight we could not see them and we were just too tired to go back once it got dark. Hopefully once we are over our jet lag ...

Day 11- Leaving Xigera for Another Great Adventure

A travel blog entry by nancy.peter on Sep 19, 2013

1 comment, 16 photos

... no idea where to go. I was going to the reception area to get Wi-Fi set up and asked the guys in the elevator for a suggestion and they said they were going to a lovely restaurant right around the corner and attached to the building called "Dijon." It was raining, so it was a wonderful suggestion and it was a very nice restaurant as well.

Since we had Wi-Fi, I started working on our travel journal while doing all our laundry...



A travel blog entry by callent on May 20, 2013

Saying goodbye has not been easy on this trip. Friday, we had our farewell lunch with our care workers and many tears were shed. We had only met and worked with these women for less than 2 whole weeks but they meant the world to us and us to them. We gave each of them gifts - pictures of us with them and flowers, we also donated our scrubs and the rest of our gloves, alcohol swabs, etc. They were very appreciative of it all. They also made and bought ...

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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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