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 Shark Zone.
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Travel Blogs from Cape Town

Cape Town, a Great Town

A travel blog entry by hippler on Jun 27, 2015

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... a cable under the ocean (Indian or Atlantic) breaks. It takes about 2 weeks or so to find the cable, lift it up to the boat, fix it, and then replace it. He said that they get called out multiple times a year. You might not know it, but these cables are the backbone of the internet and if one goes out, whole countries could be without the internet.

So, we've eaten some amazing food. Yesterday, we ate at the Cape Malay restaurant near us ...

Surfers corner and bike rides

A travel blog entry by daveyhk on Aug 10, 2014

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After 33 hours of traveling and 2 days of partying I decided to move out of cape town for a few days. Got some much needed rest... Muizenberg is a cool little surf town made popular by longboarding. Had a few good meals out at surfers corner, went to the store and bought ostrich burgers for a braii (pronounced bry as in bryan - South African BBQ). Braiis are a super common thing to ...

South Africa

A travel blog entry by bat1chief.cj on Jun 26, 2014

7 comments, 5 photos

... Dan and Katie's future families :)

Flying in to South Africa from the South was spectacular.The mountains cut a northern track up the continent while the South Atlantic swirls white around the boulders off the beaches. The beauty and thrill of being so far from home is exciting and as scary as the unknown should be. Intensely noting every sense also meant feeling the sadness of flying over miles of slum as we approached ...

Holy Cow I'm in the Southern Hemisphere

A travel blog entry by kvstark on Jun 07, 2014

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... be some snow on the mountains in the distance. But there will be no heat for anyone apparently. Which is just so strange.

So that's sort of what's been going on with me. Some crazy things may happen in the next week - we're going to get a rental car and I will be learning a little how to drive on the wrong side of the car and the wrong side of the road, which should be fun. I'm going to see penguins! And a variety of other things. For now, sleep!

South Africa

A travel blog entry by deirdreandbrock on Mar 31, 2014

203 photos

... but they were really nice and the girl was studying to be a Lutheran minister). We fried local fish and had salad, rice, and a great mushroom white wine sauce that Brock created. After dinner we went up to the lodge for a beer and to listen to a female singer/guitar player who was doing a free 90 day tour to promote awareness and action against violence. She had a lovely voice.

The next morning we drove to Hoagsback, which is a small village in ...

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