Lion House Student Accommodation

57 Trill Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7925, South Africa | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Cape Town

Walking with Wild Rhino in Matobo NP

A travel blog entry by chagger1

Yesterday was devoted to an all day game drive in Matobo NP. Started with a walk in search of wild rhino...we got right up close to a group of seven. Fantastic! Then we climbed a nearby hill for the views... Beautiful day....lots of bouncing about on rough tracks in jeeps....didn't see much other game, but did see some fabulous cave paintings by the Khoisan people (aka Bushmen) depicting human figures & the game that roamed hereabouts. These are thought to ...

I can drive (even after wine tasting)

A travel blog entry by dgandj9


Today we checked out of our guest house which has been home for the last 5 days and moved to Janine's brothers place, which is located close to the centre of Cape Town in the area known as Gardens (I think).

Having dropped our bags off I headed out for a coffee with my friend Linda (we meet in London and she now lives in Italy, but was on holiday in Cape Town), leaving Gary and Janine to a bit of family time.


A travel blog entry by hannabrowne


... phys Ed, and crafts. The area is really cute with so many little cafes, trendy restaurants and little pubs. There is a university near by, so lots of students live in this area. We got to meet and hang out with the volunteers at their lunch break, before they left for their afternoon project. Everyone is so nice and fun! We went for some smoothies and went to a local fabric shop. There are so many fun patterned fabrics to choose from, and they will make ...

Sharks, wine and great days out

A travel blog entry by wotters


... later that day so at lunch time he packed up and we said goodbye to our SA travel buddy. The weather was pretty foul all morning so we wouldn’t get to go up Table Mountain while in CT. We were a bit disappointed to miss out on this experience but at least we’d seen the mountain in the sun on Wednesday so it wasn’t too much of a disaster. The rain had eased by the time Richard had packed up so we took a taxi to the waterfront again and spent a ...

Welcome to Cape Town

A travel blog entry by segacs


... specific areas, people tend to drive everywhere here. So it's a bit frustrating to have to plan in advance where I'm going and take pre-arranged transport everywhere. It's not the end of the world, of course, and better safe than sorry, but it is a bit frustrating.

I made it a quiet night tonight, staying in and watching movies with some of my dormmates. There's a happening nightlife scene in the city centre, but I think I'm still feeling tired from ...


This hostel, located in the Observatory area of Cape Town, is near Lion's Head, District Six Museum, Bo-kaap, and Castle of Good Hope.
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