Afrique du Sud Backpackers

Cnr St Johns and Main Rds, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8005, South Africa | Hostel
Prices starting from $27.00

Travel Blogs from Cape Town


A travel blog entry by charlottesmith


I am currently wading through my thousands of photos, which extremely helpfully have muddled themselves up into a big mess. However, here are a small selection to be getting on with. For those not on Facebook, I hope eventually to post a larger selection using a photo sharing site such as Flickr, but this is a project for once I'm back in the UK!


On the Tropic of C

A travel blog entry by chagger1

... cheetha rescue project yesterday - fantastiss!(as they say in Afrikaans). Tractor pulled us over a muddy track yesterday morn (there had been a big T storm) & the game jeeps had churned up the road). This morning we cross the great green greasy Limpopo into Zimbabwe....a new adventure ...

Wrong turn

A travel blog entry by dgandj9


... of anything the locals can find). I think the area was known as Lavendar Hill. With the sight of this we instantly turned around and started to trust our instincts rather than the SatNav.

For me this showed the real diversity that is Cape Town. On one hand you have these amazing bars and restaurants, beautiful parks and landscapes and then on the other very poor areas where your feel very unsafe and where a number of bad ...

Aquila- into the lion's den

A travel blog entry by rescignt


... the gate. CJ was driving toward her to back her down and the original female started to make her way behind us and I hear CJ say, "she’s probably going to try and attack from behind and chase the truck, just don’t stand up and don’t scream." So here we are this female starting to chase the truck that’s skulking its way across the terrain. CJ finally gets it into a higher gear and the female got as close as the back bumper, feet ...

On The Road Again, Again, and Again...Oh My!

A travel blog entry by donnajimtravels

This is a top pick!

... kilometers sand sea with the wind always shaping the dunes creating sleek lines on the horizon like a beautiful dancer creates lines with his or her limbs and body. A gentle breeze took the edge off the afternoon sun as we hiked into one of the most picturesque spots we’ve seen. This place is called Deadvlei, a low open landscape of very dry clay amongst the dunes with hundreds of years old trees that have never decayed.

With very little time to spare we ...


This hostel, located on Cnr St Johns and Main Rds, Cape Town, is near Robben Island, District Six, Slave Lodge, and City Hall.
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