Abantu Lodge And Backpackers

Address: 177 Long Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001, South Africa | Hostel
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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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Travel Blogs from Cape Town

Saying Goodbye...

A travel blog entry by jenad on Jun 09, 2014

... s business experience. He mentioned that he left O&M only to return two years later.

After our visit, we changed and finished our packing. We said goodbye to our Professor and her husband. What a wonderfully planned trip - hats off to Lauren for handling all of the legwork. I am so glad I had this experience and with such a wonderful Professor.

Before heading to the airport we stop at ...

Township and Robben Island Tour

A travel blog entry by bushmantours on Apr 03, 2014

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... parents, a flat screen TV and an armchair. Further into the township was the less well off area, where they visited a tin shack no bigger than a small double bedroom, inhabited by a couple and two children. It only had a double bed, a fridge, a two ringed electric cooker and a cupboard. No washing facilities and the toilets were communal. The children slept in the bed and the parents slept on the floor. This was to save the children from the rats. Before setting of ...

South Africa at last

A travel blog entry by keithandkim on Jan 13, 2014

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... inspirational with the resilient nature of the prisoners. We learned about the "Robben Island University", which was a cave in the stone quarry where the prisoners were forced to do labour. The educated prisoners and non educated prisoners would meet in the cave and teach each other in secret as it was otherwise forbidden. We were guided through the prison by one of the former political prisoners, providing us with history and background information on the location as well ...

South Africa - Stellenbosch & Vineyards

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Jan 05, 2014

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... We set our tent and went to sleep because the next day we wanted to get up early and do what we came for - drink some wine!

Day 1: January 4, 2013

We started our “tour” early in the morning, so we will list the vineyards that we visited with some comments:

Vineyards visited in the morning:

  • Simonsig. This is and old vineyard which was the first one to develop the sparkling wines in South Africa. Wine ...

Road trip with the "Shredder" to Cape of Good Hope

A travel blog entry by kimclarke on Oct 29, 2013

1 comment, 2 photos

... for the cable car tickets that we had used the previous day, was torn (shredded?) into a dozen pieces and dumped into the bin. Only to then realise that the receipt for the trip to Robben Island the next day had some how got tangled up in the same operation, thankfully the bar code seemed to be in one piece. Never mind they decided perhaps Judy at the guest house could reprint it! We carried on from Simons town to ...

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