Simon's Town Backpackers

Address: 66 St Georges St, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7975, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 66 St Georges St, Cape Town, is near Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, Goukamma Nature Reserve, and Simon's Town Museum.
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    Cape Town, a Great Town

    A travel blog entry by hippler on Jun 27, 2015

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    ... and got headaches or had a "meh" experience with them. But the IPAs and Porters at the Beer House were just what the doctor ordered. We left there last Saturday at about 10:20 (I checked the timestamps on some photos) and 10 minutes later, the doorman was stabbed to death at the door.

    Several sources think it's related to a gang extortion racket. Gangs apparently work the doors at several clubs and provide "protection" and then get to ...

    Steampunk Coffee, Cocktails and Steak

    A travel blog entry by hadwin on Mar 05, 2015

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    ... clear. We pootled around the top taking in the views and chasing the local fauna around – there are two distinct types of lizard which we managed to spot despite one of them being a master of disguise, and then there are the dassies, or Hyrax in Afrikaans. These are chubby 30-70cm long and resemble rats but are bizarrely more closely related to elephants (apparently something to do with a large scrotum and where their ...

    Mountains, oceans, oysters & stories

    A travel blog entry by africabound14 on Sep 08, 2014

    ... toursto Robbin Island ,conducted by an ex prisoner - a confronting, personal insight into their lives on the island & Nelson Mandela's long walk to freedom.

    Great local markets offering tasty local produce, wines & crafts, including Hout Bay where we met up with our lovely SA exchange student, Thandi. We hadn't seen her for 15 years so there was a lot to catch up on. She is now a Dr ...

    Beautiful Cape Town

    A travel blog entry by ohheyafrica on May 23, 2014

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    ... of wine over $13.  Day four-  Our last day, our last company visit to 'Paarl Media', a printing company. I had no idea how much time and effort goes into just printing something. Walking through the facility I found it interesting how they carve each page into these huge copper rollers, once they are done printing what is on the rollers they shave it off and reuse the rollers over and over again. They also still use people to put ads in papers, like in ...

    Addo and Karoo National Parks.

    A travel blog entry by timellis99 on Feb 22, 2014

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    ... beside the road in a thicket just before the gate back into the rest camp, was what saved it from being a wasted early morning. I had to wear a jumper and a jacket to breakfast - the climate here is completely haywire. They seem to have built the rest camp in the windiest pass in the park. I had the "Lion's Breakfast" off the menu - steak, kidneys and eggs - just because I could. Back at the chalet we put out a few breadcrumbs in front of the veranda and attracted more birds than ...

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