Castle Street Backpackers
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... the bank” said the Concierge … “they’ll be cheaper than the money changers” he said. So off we went to find a bank.
The signage in the bank was hopeless … so we stood at where we thought the front of the queue was. Turns out there were tellers in behind all these little cubicles where you could shut the door behind you. Weird but true.
“I only want to ask the teller one ...
... miles and miles of townships along the highway, only to arrive in the Mother City with all its beauty. First thing I noticed was the table mountain lookout from the balcony of Ashanti (internship company) and I knew this was never going to be boring to look at.
It didn't take long before I got settled in this place, the relaxed atmosphere and the openess of the many guests who hang around here make it very easy to feel at home. Although its all good inside the ...
... was ignored. We were entertained by a whale breaching as we spread our lunch. However, as soon as food appeared - we were charged by a group of baboons intent on stealing our goodies. Our intrepid guide, David, fought them off with two umbrellas, Jan tripped and fell in a valiant attempt to rescue bread, the rest of us all grabbed food and screamed at the baboons, but they were not deterred ...
... the mainland, which was packed, as all those working on the island who live in Cape Town must also use that service. Although the temperature had risen, the journey was far from comfortable, as the sea had become extremely rough, and it was now also dark. For almost an hour we rocked back and forth, and that was when I was very grateful for my sailing experience; everyone else felt very ill, but I quite enjoyed it! Still, reaching dry land was a huge relief!
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... shark paradise. We immediately fell asleep trying to accumulate some missing energy before our so much expected New Year´s Eve starts.
It took us at least 3 hours to get from Cape Town to Gaansbai. While we were listening to some basic instructions related to shark cage diving we were invited to have a light breakfast.
Then we walked to the port and jumped on a boat that took us a little bit further from the bay. Apparently each company always uses the same ...