Afrique du Sud Backpackers

Address: Cnr St Johns and Main Rds, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8005, South Africa | Hostel
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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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    Travel Blogs from Cape Town

    Cape Town, a Great Town

    A travel blog entry by hippler on Jun 27, 2015

    60 photos

    ... category as the "Cape Malay." The Cape Malay food is a mix of these culture's foods and spices.

    This place is nicer than our houses back home so we're enjoying the balcony overlooking Signal Hill on the top and the colorful houses of Bo Kaap. Yeah, there's still the mosques and calls to prayer to contend with 5 times a day, but they're not as loud as in Indonesia, that's for sure. And the location is central and close to shops and ...

    Time to move?

    A travel blog entry by clairemk14 on Mar 18, 2015

    2 comments, 41 photos

    ... for sabotage. He was living in Soweto, helping the ANC sneak people out of South Africa, they were sold out and ambushed while crossing back into the country. He was supposed to serve 25 years with a release date in 2009. However, he only had to serve 6 years before the island was shut down in 1991. He spoke of just awful living conditions and abuse, including a 3 month stint in solitary confinement where he was regularly beaten after he antagonized a guard who ...

    Arrival in Cape Town

    A travel blog entry by jandkross on Sep 12, 2014

    43 photos

    ... s Eye and so that was where Dave, Ian, Geraldine, Alison and I headed on Saturday night. The menu was quite extensive and we kept changing our minds about the order but in the end most of us were tempted to try either the ostrich or the springbok. Both were very good but the portions of meat were large, something I think we are probably going to have to get used to. We nevertheless all managed a dessert too and had a most enjoyable evening. It was ...

    Getting the Big Picture

    A travel blog entry by ethenmannix on Aug 16, 2014

    2 photos

    ... and gave me a chance to feel what it would've been like living in these towns purely because I was a native African.

    I have now spent 3 days in South Africa and I must say it has not disappointed, I have had fun and I have experienced some of South Africa's history, I cannot wait to see what the rest of my trip brings.

    For dinner tonight I decided I ...

    South to the "almost" most southern city in RSA

    A travel blog entry by worldmaddog on Feb 06, 2014

    8 photos

    ... really made for some nice scenery.

    On the drop into Cape Town the mountain ranges were excellent to see as was our tour around Table Mountain and the city.

    After a circuit of the city a right circuit saw us land RWY19.

    Next stop Lesotho.