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-b-and-b- stayed here on Jan 7, 2013 during their trip titled: -b-and-b-'s Great Adventure.
What a long journey! We finally made it to Cape Town- about 24 hour door-to-door in total! The hotel is nice, and the bed was very inviting for an afternoon nap (I didn't sleep a wink on the plane). After that a late afternoon meander down to the waterfront for some dinner put a cap on our first day.
... in the nads with their emotional weight? South Africa is not a country to study lightly.
At Greenmarket I got a really nice tablecloth with Guineafowl on it and a Xhosa mask
Afterwards, when we went to see Dr. Ackerman who was really nice to show us around her department, we got to see the labs and meet some of her PhD students.
I ended up getting sick after eating what I believe to be tainted mayo...a quiet afternoon and early to bed.
... then headed out to Table mountain and to the cable car station. We left the bus at this point and queued to buy tickets to take the cable car to the top of the mountain. Because Table mountain is often covered in cloud but today it was clear and the weather was perfect, we made going to the top a priority. Unfortunately, we were not the only ones with the same idea and we had to queue about one and a half hours to buy the tickets and board the cable car. The tickets cost about ...
... The restaurant was called French Conection Bistro. The food was delicious. Shami had the springbok, a common local game dish. Very good tender meat. Next we took a small drive around stellenboch. Our driver gave us some great history along the way and through the town. It is very historical with beautiful old Dutch and Victorian architecture. Not far out of the town center went went to our final wine tasting at Remhoogte. The estate was just gorgeous with rolling ...