Colona Castle

1 Verwood Street, Off Old Boyes Drive, Lakeside, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7945, South Africa | 5 star hotel
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A Change in Cape Town Scenery

A travel blog entry by mindabarley

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Left central Cape Town early to arrive at Kirstenbosch for breakfast. Another beautifully sunny day and we spent an hour or so having a pleasant wander. The original plan was to head for the Chapman's Peak Drive and down to Cape Point and then up the False Bay to our next hotel. However, the tourist information at Kirstenbosch told us that Chapman' …

Lazy Day

A travel blog entry by mindabarley

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Very easy day to recover from all the activity from the previous days. Had breakfast on the balcony and spent the morning sunbathing by the pool. Headed to Kalk bay for lunch at the Olympia Café where I had roast chicken and Steve had a BIG steak sandwich plus a couple of drinks and it was less than a tenner! We tried to sunbathe on the beach but …

Day 13 Cape Town

A travel blog entry by roamed

... use. But coming back we took a cab from the taxi line up. I knew as soon as he pulled away and he didn’t turn the meter on that he was going to overcharge. I told him to put the meter on and he said “Oh thank you” like he forgot. Then he had to put the street into GPS. His meter was running faster than the last cab. When we arrived the meter read more than 25 rand then we should have paid so I told him off. He tried to tell me that you have to ...

The Shy Five

A travel blog entry by jules_young


... They stay in families headed by either a dominant male or a dominant female. Twice a day the meerkats fight to establish who is the dominant one. Each pair fight and the one that wins pees on the other one. In the end, the one with the least pee is the dominant and the one with the most is the weakest of the bunch. The Guide said that they get calls from people who have Meerkats as pets but are having troubles with them. There only advice is to pee on everyone in ...

I left some tears in Africa today...

A travel blog entry by drbrew-gvsu


... to them by the health council. Fun facts:

1. They must test 269 patients per month for HIV
2. They must distribute 64,000 packages of condoms monthly
3. The clinic is run solely by nurses, no doctors
4. The primarily see children under the age of 12
5. Every service is free

Next on to the Manenberg Primary School where today is Community Day!! We were invited as honored guests to take part in this day-long celebration sponsored by the ...

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This 5 star hotel, located in the Plumstead area of Lakeside, is near Table Mountain, Simon's Town Museum, Rhodes Cottage Museum, and Cape Town Gateway Visitor Centre.
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