Ekasie Backpackers

B387 Benyano Crescent, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7784, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Khayelitsha area of Cape Town, is near Vrede en Lust Wine Estate.
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Travel Blogs from Cape Town

Penguins and Sharks and a Township visit

A travel blog entry by kvstark on Jun 12, 2014

1 comment, 6 photos

... and then with Pinky, a slightly smaller male. They circled and circled for almost three hours (not all at once, although I did get to see two sharks nearby at the same time), which was just incredible. I still can't snorkel, for the record, but after a minute or so of sort of attempting to, I just gave up and went to holding my breath, which was good enough. It was incredible. Also of note - bring polarized sunglasses. I'm pretty sure mine are ...

South Africa

A travel blog entry by deirdreandbrock on Mar 31, 2014

203 photos

... one guy unhook a decent sized sand shark. It was cool to see, but it made swimming in the water after my jog a bit nerve racking. Brock and I spent the day exploring the cape and the most southern point of S. Africa. The southern point is where the Indian and the Atlantic oceans come together and mix. It’s neat because the 22km stretch of beach that I ran on in the morning is calm turquoise colored water while the point is a mix of turquoise, yellow, ...

Days 23, 24, 25: Cape Town - Waterfront

A travel blog entry by kauna on Dec 08, 2013

9 photos

... into her community. We all hopped back on the bus, and then I hopped off again at the next stop. We had hit the beach and there was a restaurant there so some of us got off. There were a couple of American fellows, one about 50, the other in his 70's, that just arrived in Cape Town the day before. I had lunch with them and they interesting stories. They both have previously lived in Canada (Both Alberta), and the older fellow said "My house is the one directly to the left of ...

Living the high life!

A travel blog entry by debbiemcphee on Sep 27, 2013

7 photos

... have to be the best location in Cape Town, with views of Table Mountain, the harbor and the notorious Robben Island (where Nelson Mandela was held prisoner). The neo-Victorian architecture exudes old world elegance, as does the attentive service. We were very tired after our flight so had dinner delivered to the room. What a fanfare that was. The ...

South African Recap - Month 1

A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen on Jul 10, 2013

... it back in the US.

  • Trash is all over the place. You see people littering all over the place, especially in rural areas. The best excuse I have heard is that the people in the villages never used to have packaged goods, so when their trash used to decompose. Now the cheapness of the snacks and fast food has changed the balance.
  • People love fast food and KFC is the king out here. Speaking of the King, there ...

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