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, Bo-Kaap Museum, and Shark Zone.
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Travel Blogs from Cape Town

First day of activities in Cape Town!

A travel blog entry by falchoon666 on Sep 08, 2014

3 photos

... br> accommodation facilities throughout the park, there is plenty to do, see and
experience. This attraction is perfect for a group of school kids
because there is plenty of things for them to do and see, while having fun at
the same time! I caught the cable cart ride to the summit of the mountain and had a nice lunch at the restaurant on the mountain.


IPad Dad!

A travel blog entry by krocodiletears on Mar 20, 2014


... beers. He’ll be telling a bored bar girl how his ex wife in Aberdeen took him for every penny. Then just when I despair with the succession of losers and drifters that cross my path I’ll encounter a professorial type living with a remote hill tribe high in the mountains – a learned man driven by anthropological fervor.

These are my thoughts as I contemplate my plunge into life on a shoestring.


Table Mountain

A travel blog entry by doritos on Mar 15, 2014

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... I really enjoyed the time on my own. The weather condition was perfect and I was able to enjoyed fantastic views from the top of Table Mountain. I had a wander around the top of the mountain, seeing some dassies - small funny African rodent, which closest relatives in mammals family are African elephants. Went for a dinner in the restaurant located there and that was a great feeling having my food surrounded by spectacular scenery - ...

Cape Town Part 2: Paul's Final Days in Africa

A travel blog entry by pauljkuhne on Feb 23, 2014

3 comments, 17 photos

... of moments of doubt and difficulty, but see through what you seek to accomplish and you'll be happier.

  • And my apologies for that bizarre formatting above--one lesson I've personally learned is ensure that you're blogging with a format that's comfortable and familiar. Also you may consider actually bringing a computer/ipad/typewriter/quill with you if you're hoping to be writing on a regular basis. I didn't intend ...

    The many ways we try to kill ourselves in SA

    A travel blog entry by kendrasworld on Jul 01, 2013

    11 photos

    ... to the bottom. After so much climbing around my legs were shaking on our way down, and I am not sure if it was harder going up or down. We also didn't have the advantage of having a cab take us back to the hostel, so that added an extra 30 minutes to our walk. We decided we should try and climb around TT mountain as much as we can so we can still be fit for has been ***********sistently "train" while traveling around. There are some other beautiful hikes ...