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... on drunk idiots and stopped off at a couple places along the way before heading back to our hostel. I felt safer walking with him and was glad to be able to see the nightlife. When we returned to the hostel I received an e-mail reply from a guy I met on the safari named Sander who was also from Holland and had just arrived in Cape Town. I planned to hike to Table Top mountain the next morning then use the second day of my HOHO Bus ticket to go to Groot Constantia to go ...
In all the excitement of the dolphins, we'd pretty much missed the fact that we were fast approaching seal island. It was the smell, truth be told, that first alerted us. As the wind shifted direction, we smelled all of the seals in their full "glory." I was surprised at how close Captain Bob was able to navigate the boat near the island, and it was like a close-up episode of Wild Kingdom to watch the older seals lounge in the sun, while lone ...
... months. And South Africa is really the first place we've gone without a real plan laid out. And that's been really frustrating for me. Especially because I feel like we could have seen the country better with a better plan. But this is how it's going to be going forwards (I've barely read a thing about Jordan, and we go there next), so I think it's just something I have to get used to. It's just a bit hard for a control-freak like me. But ...
... and then back to our apartment. Discovered that Cape Fur Seals hunt and sleep right outside our door. Some are rather large and provide interesting viewing. Matthew loves them. Bob, Tom and Christina walked down to the V&A waterfront. Its about 10 minutes away. Got to Victoria Mall to wait for others. They were supposed to take a taxi but it never showed up and they started to walk. Got caught in a downpour and ...