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

Driving on the left side of the road.....

A travel blog entry by winjacklinc on Nov 24, 2014

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... Aly and Christine popped in with the smoothies they had hunted down but rather than join us for lunch they decided to head back up to the house to cool off in the pool. So the remaining 4 of us sat in our shaded seats on the patio, munching on our snacks and people watching. Paul couldn't stop laughing at this street performer that was harassing the people seated at the tables nearest the street and soon we were laughing with (at?) him as he couldn't seem ...

We made it! (just)

A travel blog entry by charlottesmith on Jun 29, 2014

... and we made it to Cape Town. After so many nights of camping, often without electricity or running water, there was nothing I looked forward to more than a hot shower, clean clothes, and the much awaited BED! The whole thing feels like a dream; it was far too good to have been real. I had absolutely no idea how much beauty was condensed into such a small area of the world, and if you ever get the chance, you absolutely must visit. Africa is so often discounted as ...

Cape Town, South Africa

A travel blog entry by peteranderica on Apr 05, 2014

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... 26C but was forecast to rise to about 31C. After going through the city, the bus headed out on a very scenic ride around Table mountain and the views were magnificent. We arrived at the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens after about twenty five minutes. They are situated about eight miles from Cape Town on the eastern slopes of Table mountain and are regarded as the second best botanical gardens in the world. We do not know which are regarded as the best, but for scenery alone ...

The Wilds of Africa. Now comes with Sharks!!!

A travel blog entry by keithandkim on Jan 18, 2014

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... and we loved every minute of it.

Well, after all the excitement the next few days will be relaxing, returning things that we bought thinking the bags will not be showing up, and getting ready for the start of the tour.
We are not sure just when we will be able to blog next, but the first chance we get we will update after the tour starts.

Until next time and thank you for tuning into K2 Geographic.

Much Love

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South Africa - Cape Town

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Dec 29, 2013

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... We took more than 1,5 hours to get back to the Lower Cable Station. In order to climb up, I believe, we would need at least 3 hours. The rise on Table Mountain definitely doesnīt belong to the easiest ones, however, if you donīt walk up at noon when the sun is the strongest and have enough water you can make it without any problems. We were back in our hostel at 15.00. In total we needed 7 hours for visiting of Table Mountain with one lazy way.

We had a late ...