Constantia Uitsig Country Hotel

15 Spaanschermat River Road Cape Town, 7848, Constantia, Western Cape, 7848, South Africa | 4 star hotel
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Half-day tour, and history

A travel blog entry by robselclark on Jul 16, 2014

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... Cape, in 1488. The trade routes to the Far East were still overland through Turkey at the time, and alternative cheaper routes were being sought. Others followed Dias, but the focus was always on trade with the Far East. Cape Town remained a replenishment point and the Europeans had little interest in forming a colony here. This changed in 1652 when the Dutch did take charge through the VOC. The Brits kicked them out at the end of the 18th century, left for a ...

Even Bigger Day!

A travel blog entry by tinagoes2africa on Jun 07, 2014

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What a fantastic day! We saw amazing views of Cape Town, visited Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point. And for some fun, near where we had lunch, we went to Boulders Beach and saw some very cute penguins.

Table Mountain was UNREAL! The most exciting part was going to the top in a gondola whose floor turned 360 degrees by the time you reached the top of the 3000+ foot flat topped mountain that is Table ...

Robben Island and Peninsula Tour

A travel blog entry by janehudon on May 06, 2014

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... shirts, long pants and shoes and socks. While the black prisoners were only given shirtsleeve shirt and pants, no socks and shoes even during the winter. Black prisoners were also given less food, they were not given and bread, jam or syrup.

To further strip the prisoners of their dignity they were given numbers to be used instead of their names. Mandela's number was 46664.

The last stop on our tour was Mandela's cell in Section B. The cell ...

Cape Town, Constantia and Franschhoek

A travel blog entry by rickandluann on Feb 13, 2014

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... times the price of ordinary Cape wines.


With that said, we venture on to sample these local wines. First of many vineyards to come was Constantia Uitsig Winery (pronounced 8-sig), located just 1/2 mile from our B&B. A bouquet of fresh wildflowers on the bar happened to be harboring a tiny guest chameleon! He had taken on the colors and pattern of the pinkish flowers - so cool! Can you see him? After a ...

(Pre) World AIDS Day

A travel blog entry by angeleah.parey on Nov 30, 2013

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... is talked about so much here that the kids don't realize how big of a deal it is.
For example, the young kids that have HIV were all wearing "HIV POSITIVE" t-shirts that were given to them. The people that are HIV positive here don't hide it like most people do in the US. It's definitely a culture shock. It is good that they accept it but it almost seems like they don't make it seem like it's a horrible thing to ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 15 Spaanschermat River Road Cape Town, 7848, Constantia, is near Rhodes Memorial, Para-Taxi Tandem Paragliding, Sleepy Hollow Horse Riding, and Hoerikwaggo Table Mountain Trail.
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