Simon's Town Backpackers
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... so knowledgable and helpful.
Day 1 was a bit slow as we arrived at 3 in the morning (see the previous post) and slept in until almost 10. Lots of coffee for breakfast as well as a savoury stuffed crepe. The rest of the choices look pretty good too. We sorted out tickets for the Hop on Hop off bus for the next 2 days and for Robben Island on Thursday.
Our sightseeing was restricted to the Castle where we had a very good tour and not quite enough time to read and ...
... is spectacular. There is also a path if you choose to walk up to the top. Would you believe some people did this. Not me!!!
At the top of the mountain there is a café where you can buy lunch or different kinds of snacks.
There is of course a souvenir shop with all kinds of very nice items. What surprised us is that it was also wheelchair friendly. They also provide nice clean restrooms. They have security ...
As with my entire trip, my final week in Africa has flown by. The weather hasn't been great - after all, this is the height of the African winter - the rain has been continuous, and it's also been pretty cold, even by British standards! Mika and I spent a couple of days wandering around Long Street and Green Market Square, home to all sorts of interesting shops and cafes. On Friday, the two of us went on a small adventure up to ...
... this kind of stuff can happen but I've never actually witnessed it. It was a very scary moment for her and for all of us. The most fun thing was, well because it was our first day in Cape Town. I would have to say the entire day was a lot of fun. Being able to go to Table Mountain, checking out the neat beaded stuff at Street Wires, going to the market, exploring the city, etc. The least fun thing ...
... une terrasse ensoleillée pour manger. Puis, on va magasiner. Après, direction le V&A Waterfront pour un avant-goût de Cape Town.
Mais la fatigue se fait sentir, et demain, on a un programme chargé. On rentre et on commande une pizza pour les enfants. Puis dodo!
Last December, I registered for the Two Oceans Marathon, a 56k race in Cape Town South Africa, arguably the most beautiful marathon in the world. Since then, I have ...