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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      Colorful Cape Town

      A travel blog entry by dbworld2see on Jan 05, 2015

      31 photos

      ... molting so we noticed several ugly ducklings that were caught in the middle of the process, half black and half covered in brown feathers. We of course moved with the current of the crowd to be sure to get as many pictures as possible and had a great time watching these cute little birds up close.

      That afternoon we had planned to stop in one of the little towns that we had driven by that morning along the coast, however by the time we left Boulder Beach it ...

      Aussie Group Fight Band of Hungry Baboons

      A travel blog entry by wendy.batey on Sep 16, 2014

      2 comments, 66 photos

      ... up as we all got wetter. Most donned rain slickers.

      Every step up the slope steepened. Speculation began. How soon would we get to the top? Laine thought, "Another ten minutes." Others added their, "Another ten minutes," quips. Helen suggested two hours. A walker coming down confirmed it was another ten minutes.

      Rock walls closed and we had the steepest part yet in ...

      The First Landing

      A travel blog entry by shainamiller on Jul 05, 2014

      My decision to travel throughout Southern Africa with my mom started as an unrealistic dream. Then we thought, why don't we camp instead of paying an absurd amount of money on hotel rooms? So started the plan for trekking through Africa protected from the Big 5 only by the thin canvas of our two person tent. However the trip didn't start that way. Instead we found ourselves in a 5 star hotel sipping ...

      Across the Klein Karoo to Montagu

      A travel blog entry by chagger1 on May 27, 2014

      ... little like northern Nevada - a green desert with succulents etc. Mountains on all sides. Stopped a while in its capital, Oudtshoorn, once the ostrich capital of the universe! Indeed it was so wealthy that it was the wealthiest town in the whole of SA at the time (late C19)...a nice local museum explained it all.... Then westward ho again on R26 across ...

      Day one

      A travel blog entry by carmenatwater on Jul 01, 2013

      3 comments, 10 photos

      ... variety of bran flakes, corn flakes, and toast. (An exciting rebound after all that plane food). We got on the bus this morning with our tour guide, Auriol, who explained the various landmarks and told stories throughout our scenic drive. After stopping at a supermarket ATM to exchange currencies (R600=$60), we drove to the Cape Point Ostrich Farm, where we saw and fed several ostriches, but unfortunately never saw one of the "dangerous" baboons ...