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- Free High-Speed Internet
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And so on to Cape Town. Our journey through the heart of Southern Africa began in Zambia, the northernmost country in what was British Southern Africa and ends at the southernmost tip of the continent.
At first sight, it's hard not to fall for Cape Town, South Africa's "Mother City". Even though it's early spring, on our first full day in the city, the temperature is in the low 80's F (or around 27 C) with cloudless skies. Our hotel, in the district of Gardens, near the ...
... Steers for breakfast. Dad was then stopped by a man asking him questions, the man soon realised Dad couldn't speak Africans then apologised thinking Dad was a famous singer. All that before breakfast what a day it was going to be!! We kept driving towards Cape Town going through De Toits Kloff Pass 3.5 kms tunnel strait under a mountain. Arrive in Cape Town went to book in, whilst waiting we walked to the front of the apartments and caught a Water ...
How far south can you go?
For many years I was under the impression that the image in the first picture represented a place which is known as the most southerly point of Africa. I had seen pictures of friends and acquaintances displaying their motorcycles next to or in from of the sign. Only recently, while studying the map of Africa and doing research prior to this trip I was made aware that this is ...
... now very worn traveller clothes. September 24th - A lazy day punctuated by a trip to the laundry to wash our now quite disgusting clothes. A few pints of Jack Black lager and a movie in the evening completed our quiet day. September 25th - No visit to South Africa is complete without a trip to the famous vineyards. We signed up for a tour through out youth hostel and had a great time. We visited four different vineyards sampling around 25 different wines as well as cheese ...
... hop off and explore the area. You were stuck there and had to find transportation within the town if necessary. Plus the bus didn't run everyday. All in all the flexibility to drive wherever we wanted, great shared pricing and company made the most sense. We probably seemed like an odd trio due to our different personalities. I would venture to guess we were all privately wondering how the trip would turn out. Paddy seemed the most apprehensive, but it appeared he was just ...