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

Cape Town, a Great Town

A travel blog entry by hippler on Jun 27, 2015

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... don't take debit or credit cards in our wallets when we go out, take only the cash we'll need that day/night, keep my wallet on a leash to my belt loop, don't carry a bag, etc. Again, we've had no problems but that might be because we're vigilant.

As part of the Hop On Bus tour, we got to stop by the Groot Constantia winery and sample some of their wines. Tastings cost just a few dollars and it's great value because the bus makes and ...

Steampunk Coffee, Cocktails and Steak

A travel blog entry by hadwin on Mar 05, 2015

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... 8211; look it up, I’m not making this up)!

After this it was definitely cocktail time so off we hopped to the Orphanage Cocktail Emporium - a specialist emporium of artisan cocktails, elixir's & intoxications according to its blurb with some fine cocktails on offer. "Trott On", “More Tea Vicar” and “Knicker Dropper Glory” were on the menu but for me, an Old Fashioned was in ...

South Africa

A travel blog entry by bat1chief.cj on Jun 26, 2014

7 comments, 5 photos

... between rain showers coming in off the ocean. Marcel spent 14 years traveling in the US and Australia: making ends meet as a chef.

Though his story is much different than ours, we shared the same wanderlust for travel and diving. Travel's intent and focus is different than vacationing. A person travels to feel another place; another culture. To be in that moment; to hold the experience intensely and know that it will always be a part ...

Holy Cow I'm in the Southern Hemisphere

A travel blog entry by kvstark on Jun 07, 2014

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... they go there. There's a driver and then a guy in the back who takes the money from the passengers. The guy who takes the money also opens and closes the side door for people to get on and off and makes whistling noises and calls out where the bus is going from the side window as the minibus drives down the road. It's sort of terrifying and crazy but not super scary at the same time.

My first time, the bus was completely full and it was ...

Day 40 - Cape Town

A travel blog entry by alicegiles on May 22, 2014

17 photos

... playing and we enjoyed a nice meal, lots of drinks and dancing. I was so sad for the group to be parting ways, we had met a great group of friends. A few stragglers were left in Cape Town and we had booked to go Shark Cage Diving a few weeks earlier. Pick up was very early as it was a two hour journey out of CT to Simons Town where we'd be taking the boat out for another hour across the rough sea, and rough it was. We started off with an ...

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