Abantu Lodge And Backpackers

177 Long Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001, South Africa | Hostel
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South Africa at last

A travel blog entry by keithandkim


... to the airport, but on the beach of course. We landed about 3 hours before sunset and hoping to catch a beach sunset as it had been a while. But, we finally had the misfortune every travel fears. Kim's bag did not make an appearance on the carousel. Waiting with baited breath, we watched as the unfamiliar bags circled the luggage island until finally we went and talked with someone. Being on a layover, we were concerned the bag would be sent to Mauritius if ever found, but ...

Day 15 - Cape Point & Cape of Good Hope

A travel blog entry by nancy.peter


... So now we'll have to stop on our way back to Cape Town.

Now on to our major destination...The Cape of Good Hope. It was next to impossible to get photos at the sign with the bus loads of Chinese tourists. They're not very courteous. So Peter said just get behind the sign and he took the picture. We walked out to some of the rocks, took our photos and video and on our way until we saw the ostrich on the road so of course everyone stops for ...

Way down south and gone...

A travel blog entry by themooners


... tribal brew that is used for ceremonies and special occasions and socializing. To make a bit of extra money they let the tourist come by and 'partake' in the local custom. If you know about this stuff and know what's 'really' in it please don't tell me, I really don't want to know thank you very much. None the less, we participated, had a few passes and to be honest it didn't taste all that bad, but given the choice, I'll stick with a pint of Canebreak ...

Week Six

A travel blog entry by andrewschleeter


... that take ten years or more to get off. However, the same problem remains as the houses are given to the families, without the requirement of a job. A new problem presents itself as coloureds and blacks are often living together in these communities which often causes high amounts of gang violence and crime. In the past 20 years there have been many areas that have benefited form the government housing. Blacks and coloureds have coexisted in many communities throughout the ...

She’ll be comin round the mountain when she

A travel blog entry by jenniferhousema


... us. We had an amazing seafood dinner. We shared prawns, mussels, scallops, calamari, and sole. Delicious! Then we walked around soaking up the scenery before we grabbed a cab to go back home.

Now we are all at home resting our legs (and my foot :-/…) before a very busy busy week! After all the orientations, history, and sightseeing it’s finally time to get to work tomorrow! Yes! I can’t wait. This week is going to be ...


This hostel, located on 177 Long Street, Cape Town, is near District Six Museum, Castle of Good Hope, Abseil Africa, and Bo-Kaap Museum.
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