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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A travel blog entry by sjief on May 17, 2015

1 comment, 5 photos

... whatever comes in life. And that's exactly what they do in the cup games Ajax Cape Town played so far.

What I do have to mention is the passion South Africans have in braaing, and I've had a braai worth mentioning. Driving through the mountains next to Gordon's bay there was a secret hide away spot with braai equipment. Sunset on the beach and a table mountain view made the braai extra tasty and enjoyable.
Now.. on to the part I've ...

Speed Thrills but it also kills

A travel blog entry by michaeldc on Jan 02, 2015

... have a number of people sitting in the open part).
The police therefore are never really in the festive spirit and are always trying to "encourage" people to also down! How do they do that? During our drive from Pretoria to Cape Town, we drove past at least seven mobile speed cameras, we were also stopped by the police for a roadside check of driving licence, vehicle tax and road worthiness check. In addition there are a number of streches of the N1 where there are ...

The Rainbow Nation

A travel blog entry by katyflo on Jul 22, 2014

19 photos

... anyone then I don't see the problem and I certainly haven't seen or heard any bad remarks from one colour to or about another. Maybe I've not been here long enough but here all I've seen is everyone working with everyone, and sharing the good humour of the country. I hear when they hosted the World Cup four years ago everyone came together even more which is nice to hear and you can see it. ANYWAY.... Back onto other subjects before I offend someone! Rest of the walking tour ...

Climbing THAT Mountain

A travel blog entry by katyflo on Jun 22, 2014

32 photos

... from a braai the evening before but ready as I'd ever be. We took the drive to the base of the mountain and parked up at our chosen hike route - Platteklip Gorge.

The Hike:
800 double steps over 2.1km
760 metre climb

When you look up at Table Mountain it does look as though the hike will be all uphill and unfortunately, it is. You start on a hill, you carry on uphill, you climb up huge steps and steep hills, and you end on a steep hill ...

The Adventure really begins

A travel blog entry by charlottesmith on May 11, 2014

1 photo

... nicer than I expected, which was a lovely surprise! I am in a room with 5 German girls, but 2 have also arrived today, are also 19, and are also staying 3 weeks, so we have a lot in common! Tomorrow we have a day of orientation, before the project begins on Tuesday. As the school days are from 8am - 1pm here, we will have the afternoons and weekends to explore the city on the brand new, super safe, ...

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