The Backpackers @147 on Main

Address: 147 Main Rd, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8051, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 147 Main Rd, Cape Town, is near Two Oceans Aquarium, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and Cape Point.
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A travel blog entry by winjacklinc on Nov 25, 2014

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... Paul and Drea). The drive was breathtaking...twisting, winding roads built into the sides of the mountains reminiscent of the drive along the Italian Coast.....dotted with small towns, inlets, beaches with water in varying hues of deep blue and aquamarine and the most gorgeous mountain views in the distance. I don't know if I have ever stopped at a "scenic vista" site in my life but we did on this trip (and may even have made some unofficial ones ...

Tastes like chicken?

A travel blog entry by rita_d on Jul 11, 2014

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... to taste, we had amazing wine to wash it down.

Appetizer- Carpaccio trio- ostrich, crocodile, springbok

Dinner- Grilled- empala, kudu, springbok, ostrich, rump steak, lamb chop, venison sausage

Final decision- We like cooked meats better than raw. And I will never like crocodile. Most of the cooked meats tasted like steak, not nearly as scary as I thought. The raw meats (or ...

Walking with Wild Rhino in Matobo NP

A travel blog entry by chagger1 on Apr 20, 2014

... 7-10,000 yrs old. The landscape of the park is peppered with small rocky hills (orange granite); autumn hues as some of the trees prepare to drop their leaves for winter. We climbed up to see Cecil Rhodes' grave on top of a hill called World View. Perfect location to watch the sunset. Cold ride back to Bulawayo in the back of the open vehicle. Fantastic BBQ steak & SA red to complete an excellent day Today it's an afternoon bus ride to Vic Falls. And so it ...

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 ...

Goodbye Sydney, Hello Cape Town

A travel blog entry by 210pairsofpants on Jan 26, 2014

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Originally we were due to have been in Cape Town for New ...

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