The Backpackers @147 on Main

Address: 147 Main Rd, Cape Town, Western Cape, 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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Travel Blogs from Cape Town

Driving on the left side of the road.....

A travel blog entry by winjacklinc on Nov 24, 2014

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... to some good timing and excellent parallel parking skills from our drivers (from the opposite side of the car, no less!) that we were able to walk around, take some fun pics and enjoy the phenomenal views. There was this art installation at the top of the hill that looked like an orb with a star within it that was made from repurposed fencing from Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was held as political prisoner (a "to visit" for later that week) that served as ...

Cape of Good Hope

A travel blog entry by currin on Jun 07, 2014

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... the way we stopped along the road at an ostrich farm and had some discoveries. First we saw another type of antelope, the Bonteboc. We also saw the male Ostrich prancing for the female as part of the mating ritual. And lastly, we learned how destructive the Chacma Baboons can be. They tried to terrorize the ostriches only to be chased off by a ...

Cape Town, South Africa

A travel blog entry by peteranderica on Apr 05, 2014

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... the way and we bought tickets for two days for a cost of the equivalent of only £15 each. Very good value. We managed to board a bus almost immediately and off we went. The city tour buses are well organised, running every fifteen minutes and covering a large area of the city. There are two routes, red and blue. We took the red route today. The bus initially toured the major sights of the city and what a lovely city it is. Some very interesting buildings and clean. ...

The Wilds of Africa. Now comes with Sharks!!!

A travel blog entry by keithandkim on Jan 18, 2014

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... just near the boundary. We swam around in the gorgeous water, cooling off form the mid day heat. Just as Kim was taking a dip, one of the penguins came up and swam along side her and swam around a bit. It was an amazing experience being so close to these little guys in the wild, What an amazing stop for sure. We returned that night happy all the wildlife viewing of the day.

The next morning we ventured up to Table Mountain. This is one of the "New ...

Vic Falls & Capetown

A travel blog entry by lizmac on Nov 08, 2013


... hands! Both our dinners were divine, the first night at Baisa, a fine seafood restaurant, 60 metres from the harbour, with Sharon's old friend Sue, & last night at Beluga in Granger Bay, with Angus & Jacquie & Sharon's son Brett & his girlfriend Kim. We have a few hours free up our so sleeves this morning before heading for Franshoek. Hope to get to the aquarium, & round the shops, or maybe the hop on hop off ...

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