Aardvark Backpackers Hostel

Address: 319 Main Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Sea Point area of Cape Town, is near Robben Island, District Six, Slave Lodge, and City Hall.
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Travel Blogs from Cape Town

Story time

A travel blog entry by gabyvdsanden on Mar 13, 2015

6 comments, 2 photos

... ally’s almost like a maze, but when we arrived at the house and saw the grandmother who is nearly blind sitting outside staring into nothing and a fifteen year old girl walking around in a shag which was covered in clutter and trash we almost immediately new something had to happen there as soon as possible. Our local volenteer asked some of the standard assessment questions in Xhosa and we found out without going in to much detail that there were alcohol and ...

Bora curtir essa cidade | Time to enjoy Cape Town

A travel blog entry by sarita.castilho on Jun 16, 2014

38 photos

... and hop-off door-to-door) o que significa que vou viajar durante 21 dias de CT ate J-Burg. Foram 15 dias em CT. Nos primeiros dias a maior tristeza ter que dar tchau pros meus amigos que viajaram comigo durante 42 dias na Africa selvagem, a bordo de um caminhão, vivendo e compartilhando experiências inesquecíveis. Quando o ultimo se foi, me senti sozinha e perdida. Dei tempo a mim mesma. Me dei o direito de não ter pressa pra curtir nada quando não tinha ...

South Africa - Cape Town

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Dec 29, 2013

111 photos

... he spent these 3 years in another prison) but he was never free again. After he was released from Robben Island he remained under house arrest till the end of his life in 1978.

Robert Sobukwe was a South African political dissident who founded the Pan Africanist Congress in opposition to South Africa under apartheid. On the 21st March of 1960, the PAC led a nationwide protest against the hated Pass Law which required black people to carry a pass book at ...

Day one

A travel blog entry by carmenatwater on Jul 01, 2013

3 comments, 10 photos

A side note from last night before I forget: If you take off your shoes while going through security in a South African airport, you're not getting ahead of the game and following the rules. Rather, you're receiving strange looks and giggles from employees because you're not wearing shoes. Just FYI, silly Americans.

Now to begin. To say that my first full day in Cape Town was exciting would be quite the understatement. In just one day, ...

Hearty Har Har

A travel blog entry by rescignt on May 03, 2013

84 photos

... room where on October 3, 1967 Denise Darvall’s father made the decision for her to be the world’s first heart donor so that Louis Washkansky may live. The operation was a success and it wasn’t until 18 days later that Mr. Washkansy died of pneumonia from previous complications. Seeking to be in the medical profession, this was really a milestone for the health community, as well as the world. I’m not sure what it was in that room but ...