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

Paragliding in Cape Town

A travel blog entry by wenderlust on Jul 17, 2014

10 photos

... the Atlantic Ocean stretching into the seemingly endless horizon. As I marveled at the sheer beauty of the nature that surrounded us, I felt an immense sense of bliss, thankful for the little reminder that the best things in life are always ...

"Braai Brekkie Will Change Your Life"

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers on Mar 15, 2014

1 comment, 41 photos

... He nonetheless has to deal with hours of hassle--and it's of course expensive to maintain this insurance year in and year out, but everyone does so as a matter of course. We had really been living a charmed Capetonian life for the past two days, and this was a sobering wake-up call for us about the crime our friends face every day as simply a part of their lives. Everyone has a "war story" to tell about the worst break-in or robbery they've experienced. ...

Life at Artscape

A travel blog entry by watchnickrun on Nov 23, 2013

... never pursued. I designed a calendar for the Student Liaisons Unit at Artscape, along with a poster for someone who came in to use the free internet provided by the Resource Center. Through another assignment to help one of the attendants with his iPod, I began a conversation with a former member of the Pan-African Congress, a group known for their ruthless approach against apartheid. He insisted to me that the ...

Table mountain and wine tasting

A travel blog entry by michelleemmel on Sep 30, 2013

1 comment, 17 photos

Cape Town has turned on beautiful weather for us today. Blue skies and not a cloud in sight. We headed off at 8am after another beautiful breakfast. The aerial cableway to the top of Table Mountain was spectacular. We then came back to hotel via city. In the afternoon Nan went to Robben Island and then Deb, Han and myself joined another 2 couples for the Cape ...

Amazing time in Cape Town

A travel blog entry by zivanit on Sep 17, 2013

4 comments, 15 photos

... And then suddenly it stops, something happened, oh yes, my instructor opened the parachute, we must have reached 1300 m above surface. Now that everything is stable, we glide in the air, the instructor starts with the tricks taking me from one side to another, showing the landscape from every angle possible. Now I believe I scream. The beach view beneath is just beautiful, I like it so much. We are almost there. Just now I remember the ...

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