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

My Last Full Day in Cape Town

A travel blog entry by kvstark on Jun 13, 2014

1 comment

... my carry on, but Cape Town said no. Oh well – chances are I will be able to live without them for the next three days.

Made it to Joburg, and was able to use the public telephone to call my hostel and arrange my free pick up, which was great. The guy came to get me and it took about a half an hour to get to the hostel from the airport. Joburg is really spread out and a lot of the places look like the US. There are big malls and ...

South Africa

A travel blog entry by deirdreandbrock on Mar 31, 2014

203 photos

... Earth I would have been able to do it. He did an amazingly good job. I can’t believe we got in and out of that village with the car in good condition. Bulungula is a very small village on the beach. The only accommodation was started in 2004 by a British guy. He helped incorporate the village into the running of it and now it is completely owned by the village. They didn’t have any camping spots so we slept in a dorm / traditional hut, but we ...

Cape Town

A travel blog entry by chrisnicolehall on Oct 15, 2013

4 comments, 6 photos

If you go to Trip Advisor and look up Parker Cottage you will read that their breakfasts are quite copious. We were to find that out this morning. First course, we started with coffee, juice, yogurt with fruits and granola. Second course, the special of the day, French toast topped with a sliced banana and drizzled with maple syrup and toasted almonds. Third course, you could choose toast or croissant or other breads. We skipped the 3rd course! ...

Almost there

A travel blog entry by touring-taurean on Oct 08, 2013

15 photos

... waiter who is just a bit too effeminate for my liking. He'll get a slap if he carries on like that. Japanes amuse themselves by creating ornate origami.

Scenery much more interesting as we've now crossed the Karoo desert and trundling through the mountain ranges. Arrive Cape Town station. Not very enticing. Low level grey concrete affair straight out of the 70s. So. This is it. The final station

Sharks and Cape Town

A travel blog entry by mattgottwald on Oct 05, 2013

5 comments, 7 photos

... of Robben Island which was fantastic to see but felt a little like we were being herded around like sheep. Glad we went as its such a huge part of SA's recent history. With Nelson Mandela so ill at the moment a well...

We had a quick meeting with the tour group this evening before watching SA vs NZ in the rugby. There are only 9 of us for he first couple of weeks but everybody seems really nice. Huge range of ages with 5 of us early 20s, one ...

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