Highlands Country House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Bobby kindly offered to drop Doug and I off at the Radison Blu at the Waterfront area of Cape Town .. but first he did a bit of a drive by and explanation of the V&A. Then we drove to the Raddison Blu where we were welcomed back – what? Oh well, ok…
We asked reception to call our friends and they came straight down - group hug, lots of chatter and several introductions to various people then into the ...
... to us the shimmering band of the Milky Way stretched across the sky. It was absolutely incredible and the different stars were yet another gentle reminder of just how far away we were, experiencing this wonderful place for the first time.
Quite on accident our plans for the next day took us to a much different part of life in South Africa, seemingly on another planet compared to the luxurious wine country we had visited the day before. We were picked up in ...
... us into people's home, took us
to their restaurants, and even got us to talk to the headmaster of the local
school. It was not an easy tour, but it was fascinating, for the adults and the
kids. The experience was both very interesting and also humbling. Over the course
of the day I really felt like I'd been ...
... to agree on just about everything, and I think they could talk sports for days on end. A friend of theirs wanted to get together for birthday drinks at a trendy bar/restaurant that turns into a dance club later at night, and that sounded fabulous to Dennis and me, so off we went to Kalk Bay. Dennis, our friend Matt and I had gotten lunch at a low-key seafood restaurant on Kalk Bay four years ago, so we were familiar with the area, but we hadn't ...
... it has become a small botanical garden. The centre of the garden has a statue of Cecil Rhodes.
Next stop was Upper Cape Town know as Bokaap or the Malay quarter. This area is characterised by narrow brightly coloured houses (rent was according to the width of the front of the house). The area was populated by Malaysian artisans brought into the country by the Dutch to fulfil roles they themselves were not able to do (carpenters, builders, artists ...