Castle Street Backpackers

Address: 57 Castle St, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8001, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 57 Castle St, Cape Town, is near District Six Museum, Abseil Africa, Shark Zone, and Bo-Kaap Museum.
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I LOVE Google Maps

A travel blog entry by richardandella on Jul 21, 2015

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... the bicycle...... we are renting a bicycle that has a area in the front where the wheelchair goes. It will make it possible for us to chat, for Richard to use the video camera and for us to explore a bigger area around the city centre of Amsterdam. You will be able to follow us on our bicycle tour for two......

It is around the corner...... Monday evening we will be on the plane! EEEKKK!!!

Prison and pea soup

A travel blog entry by coughlantravel on Mar 20, 2015

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... about the current situation, but there were so many people around, it seemed inappropriate.

A big bonus for me as we got back to town, we saw dolphins in the harbour!

Back for a bit of lunch, a walk around the waterfront and then, we thought, to guest house for a couple of hours by the pool. That was before the pea soup rolled it. Thick, thick, thick fog! And chilly! So a bit of photo sorting and reading ...

South African wine is good, maybe too good

A travel blog entry by ltl_lisa on Oct 11, 2014

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... The market was amazing. There were food booths from what seemed like every culture. Faith ordered a custom fitted dress that will be delivered to our hotel for $70. Custom and delivered for that??? And wait until you see it, it is so her!
From there we went to Hout Bay where we got three red roman fish for $6, yep, 3 fish caught that day for $6. The boys each chose a shark tooth's necklace. We watched a man feed ...

Pick up a penguin on the Peninsula

A travel blog entry by katyflo on Jul 25, 2014

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... so misty with the sign "Misty Cliffs" in the foreground. Just the artistic geek in me I guess because I got strange looks being so keen to take the shot. That, and the photo of the warning sign for penguins crossing on the main roads!

The winding road takes you through Kommetjre and Noordhoek where we got to see people horse riding along the very long white sandy beach and then it was our final stop at Chapman's Peak ...

Apartheid and Wine

A travel blog entry by kvstark on Jun 09, 2014

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... lights and honked until the security guard opened it up for us. He did it without asking us any questions about whether we lived there or were visiting, or anything, and you know it's because we're both white (not black). Just kind of strange and crazy and sad.

Did a little bit of a workout when we got back to the apartment - this no heat thing is really not working out so well in the winter. Now we're in bed sleeping. More tomorrow ...