The Backpackers @147 on Main

147 Main Rd, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Cape Town

Cape winelands, Stellenbosch area

A travel blog entry by deniseandted


... he instructed us to do our cheese tasting, so Jane and I went off in the direction of some impressive wooden platters set out with various cheeses cut ready to eat. I had eaten the first two on my platter, and Jane had taken a decent bite from 3 of hers, waiting on Tony to share, when Brian appeared, smiling politely and led us to a different cheese tasting area, where a guide awaited us. We were actually eating platters ...

Cape Town Part 1: Are We Still in Africa?

A travel blog entry by pauljkuhne


... at the University and kindly offered to be my personal guide through the neighborhood and the University, proudly introducing me to his friends and telling me about the open mic night he was hosting at Cape Towns best cafe called Truth Coffee. I was profusely thanking him constantly, which I think he was taken aback by, because I guess I couldn't really digest the ease with which we were wandering down the street and also how much he was showing me of the ...

Un-Interesting Day

A travel blog entry by angeleah.parey

... because for the rest of the day, we went to visit our service placements to see what we would be doing.
We visited mine second and I got to see the facility and learn about what I'd be working on. I am working with kids a lot and also helping the organization become more well known and marketable. I'm really excited for that.

After we left there we went to a mall for my teacher to get a lunch...because she didn't pack on eeven ...

Mountains, Beaches, Cliffs, Penguins & Vineyards

A travel blog entry by simonv


... we just drank wine, looked across the vineyard, listened to birds and had great conversation. At this point we decided to was time to come home. This day was exactly what we needed after the busy Saturday. I could do this every weekend. as I am writing this I am still amazed that this was so far from home. This is an experience that I will always remember.

V&A Waterfront
So, you would ...

Zimbawbe to Capetown

A travel blog entry by cyclingmo


... by an amazing waterhole where we saw a huge herd of 35+ elephants, many rhinos, and giraffe. On our game drives in the park we were also fortunate to see a couple of cheetahs take down an impala and a lioness with her 2 cubs, as well as hundreds of zebras and cape water buffalo, and many giraffes, impalas, kudus, bushbuck, oryx, springboks, ostrich, hartebeest, hyenas, and jackals. The big excitement was the night a jackal somehow managed to zip open my tent and ...


This hostel, located on 147 Main Rd, Cape Town, is near Two Oceans Aquarium, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and Cape Point.
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TripAdvisor Reviews The Backpackers @147 on Main Cape Town

5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding

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