Lion House Student Accommodation

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

South Africa at last

A travel blog entry by keithandkim


... to have to leave as the beaches and water are truly inviting. We make our way to the airport for the next flight on another Air Mauritius flight, this time only a 5 hour thank goodness.

The flight to Cape town is short and sweet. We are both excited as we watch the foreign landscape of South Africa start to appear out our window. After we clear customs and reach the baggage carousel, we secretly hope that Kim's bag was kept with some of the other ...

Day 15 - Cape Point & Cape of Good Hope

A travel blog entry by nancy.peter


... reminds me of the Amalfi coast of Italy with the winding roads and cliffs. This area is called Chapman's Peak Drive. Here's the link if you want to know more about it. hapmanspeak.php

We arrived Camp's Bay in Cape Town at sunset so we decided to have dinner there and found a place that served pizza. It was very good thin crust. As soon as dinner was over we headed to the apartment to pack for our next adventure.

Way down south and gone...

A travel blog entry by themooners


... and learned about heir organization and how people live in areas that meet their racial classifications; black, colored and Malay. And we learned about the pencil test. If you are 'colored' you are higher up on the social ladder and receive better treatment and benefits from the government. To be classified as colored instead of black you have to be able to speak Afrikaans and pass a lot of test...oh, and give up your Surname for an Afrikaans one. One ...

Week Six

A travel blog entry by andrewschleeter


... that I have been mistaken for a white South African while in the townships. The white South Africans are not at all welcomed into the townships as there is still bad blood that remains between the coloureds, blacks and whites (which are the politically corrects terms to refer to people in South Africa). While driving through the streets of Crossroads I am used to being stared at with either extremely perplexed or hostile looks, but this was the first time anythings more had come ...

Home of the Flying Dutchmen!

A travel blog entry by jenniferhousema


Sissle came to pick us up at 8 am sharp Saturday morning to escort us to our destinations of the day. Cape Pointe, Cape of Good Hope, and Boulder beach we visited. It started off with Boulder beach where there are random Penguins running around all cute. No, they are not caged or fenced in. You can literally be laying out on the beach and they come up and cuddle with you. We were taking photos by the water when all of ...


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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