Franklin House

Address: 30 Franklin Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7708, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Plumstead area of Cape Town, is near Table Mountain, Rhodes Memorial, Para-Taxi Tandem Paragliding, and Sleepy Hollow Horse Riding.
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Travel Blogs from Cape Town

Number 2!

A travel blog entry by hannahsills on Nov 17, 2014

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... honest blog out my time away. So in short a few of us got mugged. There were roughly 7 of us and 2 guys came up to me and one other girl – grabbed hold of us and stole our bags. The bloke that had hold of me told me he had a gun and if I ran he would shoot me, so needless to say I just gave him my bag! Me and my friends are all absolutely fine but I suppose has just made us realise how important our safety is. For me, my Dad and sister flew out this Sunday ...

Weekend in Cape Town

A travel blog entry by kristendoberer on Jun 19, 2014

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... on Long Street that we should go to and ended up going to first, The Neighborhood, where we met a handful of Americans and some locals that were fun to talk to. We checked out two other places before calling it a night and catching a taxi back to our hostel. On Sunday we slept in and went back to the waterfront for brunch, and then headed to Kirstenbosch gardens. The garden was ginormous, including a arboretum, concert stage, and a newly added tree canopy walkway. We ...

Township and Robben Island Tour

A travel blog entry by bushmantours on Apr 03, 2014

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After of day chilling out at the apartment, today was a busy one. The first port of call was a Township tour. Debbie and Roland were picked up at the Victoria and Alfred Hotel on the waterfront by the township guide, Thand. They then headed off for the District Six Museum.

District Six was named the Sixth Municipal District of Cape Town in 1867. Originally established as a mixed community of freed slaves, merchants, artisans, labourers and immigrants. It was ...

South Africa at last

A travel blog entry by keithandkim on Jan 13, 2014

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... so we picked up some essentials, hoping the bag will show up soon. This lost bag comes at a very bad time with our tour starting on the 19th, we need to have everything as we will not be in large cities for a while, including; sleeping bag, medicine, clothes, etc. So, we formulate a plan to wait until the 15th before really looking at replacing things and in the meantime pick up a few things and some replacement clothes for the time being. Feeling a bit helpless, ...

South Africa - Stellenbosch & Vineyards

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Jan 05, 2014

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... to challenge this hegemony with the old producers and compete pair by pair with them. This countries include mainly USA (California), Chile (Maipo, Colchagua and Casablanca), Argentina (Mendoza), South Africa (Stellenbosch), Australia and New Zeland.

One of the reasons for this is the discovery of good terroirs (a land with special characteristics for wine production) that made some of the valleys in these countries particularly good for wine ...

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