33 South Boutique Backpackers
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TravelPod Member Reviews33 South Boutique Backpackers Cape Town
As an HI employee, I always am excited to stay in other Hostelling International hostels. And thankfully, 33 South did not disappoint. The staff were extremely friendly, the vibe was hip and local, and everything was a great value. I definitely met a number of people and could not have been more happy with the experience.
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... was at a show and Phil said to come down – which we did after we finalised our packing and after Judy called us to let us know she was back. We put our tagged bags outside our door and off we went.
We sat chatting for quite a while until we dragged ourselves back to our cabin where I uploaded today’s photos.
After organising a wake up call, I finally got to bed about 11pm.
So tired ...
... It is said that Mandela started to write his book “Long Walk to Freedom” in the corner of this garden. Sometimes itīs called also “Mandelaīs Garden”.
Black and white prisoners were kept separately. The prison order treated them differently from the moment they entered the main gate (e.g. quantity of clothes, diet). The warders were instructed not to provide them with the same benefits. Apart from Africans and whites there were also coloreds ...
... of human rights in the surrounding townships. She realized that so many tourists were coming into the townships and not even getting off their tour buses. Mama Thope decided to make a b&b to welcome tourists into the township to show them how life is there. She has a philosophy that when visitors come to her home/b&b she gets a cake and everyone gets a piece of the cake. Like the store that sells her veggies gets a piece and the taxi driver gets ...
... brain dead. Since Dr. Bernard was practicing heart transplants on animals for a few years and one of his patients was dying of a diseased heart, Dr. Bernard decided it to be time to perform a human heart transplant. It was success in the transplany but not it the longevity of the patient. He died 18 days later but not from tissue rejection but from pnuemonia. A wicked lung infection that was already too advanced to treat. Quite an emotional story as he told it for sure. We were ...
... were enough options that I was never stranded.
The main question for us was 2WD or 4WD? We paid just over US $2000 for 65 days in our standard 2WD Corolla, whereas a 4WD would have cost over $5000. And petrol would also have cost a lot more in a 4WD.
On the other hand, with a 4WD you can go to more places (we might have expanded our itinerary to include the Skeleton Coast in Namibia, and the ...