Ekasie Backpackers

B387 Benyano Crescent, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7784, South Africa | Hostel

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A travel blog entry by watchnickrun


... hours away. After picking up a few other participants, we set off on the beautiful drive further into the continent. The drive alone was worth the hefty price. The mountains still cease to amaze me. Once we got there, they buttered us up with biscuits and fruit drinks. Then, we were off!

Now, let’s be real. African safari has been on my bucket list since I knew this trip was happening for me. I was thrilled that we saw all of the Big ...

Adios Africa

A travel blog entry by peteindira


... miserable conditions in the world is what I will remember the most and it's an attitude that needs to be infused more into my own life.

In contrast, Southern Africa with its mountainous deserts, loud crashing waves and European influences is a different world. Due to our lack of knowledge of this part of the world It was an unexpected change in scenery and quality of life that we welcomed after the exhausting exercise ...

Day six/seven. The end

A travel blog entry by carmenatwater


... poor choice to wear sandals in the freezing cold, the safari was incredible. We even got to pet a baby rhino! After having lunch at the reserve, we headed back to the lodge, but our awesome bus driver Donald stopped and showed us the prison where Mandela was finally released after his 27 years of incarceration.
For dinner, we went to a restaurant called Mama Africa, and ...

Cape Town, Wine Tasting and Cape Tour

A travel blog entry by kcullivan

... Of course after double checking, the tram too was still not "open". Come on TT! Finally we threw in the towel and decided to just hike back down. I was surprised to find hiking back down wasn't scary at all. I couldn't get down quick enough since the lower I got the warmer it became. Stan kept up with me but I pretty much left the rest of our crew in the dust and uncharacteristically didn't care about being polite and waiting. I was freezing! It was all good though. ...

Cape Town Hop On & Off Bus

A travel blog entry by skibum80488


... where you stand because the cable car revolves and everyone gets a view from every position. Very cool. Of course the views from the top are spectacular, but our photos don't do it justice because the sun was directly into the camera when we faced the best views over the city.

We hopped back on the bus and headed home for a rest before dinner at a restaurant that deserves a blog page of its own.



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