Colosseum Luxury Hotel
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... downtown was under water. Strand Street was a beach.
So it has been a great trip. Off to Robben Island tomorrow to see where N Mandela spent 19 of his 26 years in jail.
People in Cape Town have been great, super friendly and helpful. We have never felt unsafe, even the night we were totally lost at 2030 trying to find our B&B in the dark.
They do make fun of our accent and we didn't know we had ...
... the penguins. I had my hopes high to see a variety of penguins, unfortunately, we only saw the native SA penguins. It was also a not a surprise that a seal didn't crash the penguin party. John told me to let it go, but I just couldn't.
We then went down to the Cape of Good Hope (the southern most point of Western Africa). John, Andrew and I did some nice rock wall climbing. I have to say, had I known that we ...
... been enslaved like in the states, but they had no rights and were treated as less than human. It baffles me that such a small percentage of whites (less than 20% of the population) could obtain and maintain control of the entire African country, but the country was not united. There were multiple different tribes that for the most part didn’t get along. Gold and diamonds was what attracted the Dutch, Germans, and British over here in the ...
... dinner, then off to the pub for quiz night! All of us went, and we were split into groups of 8. We had so much fun, but my group did the worst. The questions were all centered around South African facts, and athletes. It was 20 rands (2$) to play, and that includes one beer. After 3 rounds and 50 questions, we were all exhausted and left to go back home. Once again, we were all in bed by ...
... his wife was bed ridden and needed a bath if we would please give her one. One of the care workers went in to make sure the house was safe while the other stayed with us. We put on aprons, masks and gloves and went into the house. She was still in bed from the night before and her hair was crunchy. We got hot water and clothes and gave her a full body bath while in bed. We washed her hair really well and brushed it. They didn’t have a brush of their ...