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Travel Blogs from Cape Town
Early start; our flight to Sydney was at 6.55am. Our South African Friends Jackie and Nev gave us a lift to the airport. The day started badly with a delayed flight, and after a hectic transfer to the international terminal at Sidney, only to find that flight was also delayed. Finally on board along with the All Blacks rugby team who were playing …
... t been running due to choppy seas. Yesterday, in a fit of optimism, I made one last attempt at the latter, and booked a ticket on this morning's 9am tour.
Unfortunately, I didn't get much sleep last night, since one of my dormmates was snoring like a 747 at takeoff. So my early morning wakeup was pretty painful. To make matters worse, I feel like I'm coming down with a cold. I don't know why every time I travel, I seem to catch a cold. Very ...
... and the meals have definitely improved (as my waistline can attest!). Lots of fresh fruit/vegetables, lots of variety, and a whole lot less work for tour participants - leaving more time for sightseeing and fun. The tour is all camping, but the tents are much more functional dome tents that I can actually stand up in, and everyone helps each other putting them up, so camp setup is done in no time. Campsites are real campsites in beautiful locations with shower blocks ...
Yesterday I met Nastassja one of the local volunteers where I am working, we were chatting about what we were doing in life and she mentioned she was interested in coming to Oz for a while to work when she finishes her masters and I told her she must let me know and I'd be happy to show her around. She then offered to take us out somewhere locally and show us some things we had not seen.
... crowded with tourists alike!
Our first day here in Cape Town ended quite well and to think that we’ve accomplished all of these things in just one day after having travelled 25 hours just to come here. Wow! But I can tell you one thing….once I hit the pillow…..I slept like a baby till morning!
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