Trevoyan Guest House
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- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Outdoor pool
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... restaurants are still there so we had a quick lunch before checking in. The 'cottage' is actually a separate single storey wing to the main house and it's all pretty new (well 6 years old we have established). We have a nice kitchen/dining area, separate living area with decent TV (and 10 sports channels - there being nothing else worth watching on SA television) and big bedroom and bathroom. The garden has a pool and we have a cracking view of the ...
... who had only R1 or R2 to spend.
Finally, a shocking thought. The basic teacher salary in SA is R69 an hour. This equates to about £550 a month, or £6600 a year. That's nothing, even considering the living costs being considerably lower than in the UK. However, this is enough to ensure that none of the teachers live in shacks in the townships; far from it. What on earth these Township children and their families manage to live off, goodness knows.
After a fantastic sleep at Hotel Verde picked up the hire car back at Cape Town airport. Although we have never used this company before we've got a nice little Toyota Etios. Easy to find as it's screaming bright red! Successfully found Ken and Corrie's apartment and then went to check In at the luxurious Alphen Hotel - home for the next 4 nights. Sheer ...
... of them. We actually felt homesick for our Cape Town friends and home after we drove away. It was an incredible two days, complete with several newfound friends, a dash of tourism, copious wine, lots of dancing, some soccer and plates of life-changing braai brekkie. Dennis met Sarah, our Cape Town connection, while traveling in Vietnam six years ago. Sarah was traveling with her cousin, Brigid, and they all became friends, visiting museums and going out ...
... sit in the open air second level and just enjoy the ride. However I changed my mind when I realized one of the stops as a local Township at Hout Bay. I have always wanted to tour a favela, or "informal settlement". We had a tour guide waiting for us to take us through the township for 40 minutes. As expected, the residents are very poor, and their housing ranged from what looked like almost a childrens forts, so some real nice large brick homes. I'm not sure how they got ...