Hippo Boutique Hotel
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
- Outdoor pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking hotel
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... at times. Still, on we strolled at quite a lick (Sue nearly finished herself at one point tripping over!). We were stalked for a while by a young chap with a rucksack but I think he was actually hanging out with us as he also felt itchy on the walk! We went past the bus and train stations with their usual mix of the unwashed and cheap stalls, past the impressive City Hall and Castle of Good Hope and eventually to ...
... and then did a 15 km or so ride in some wicked wind conditions...spinning and weights paid off as I was the only one who made it up one of the hills! Overall Capetown is a very beautiful city with a variety of great areas and things to do. The people that I interacted with were great (though I was approached a lot while walking alone), and the only thing that made me feel unsafe was people constant reminding to make sure bags are done up and held securely, the tourist safety ...
... a brief stint in the late 1800s/early 1900s where it was used as a leper colony).
At the prison itself you get off the bus and there's another tour guide - an ex political prisoner who used to be jailed there who takes you around and explains things to you. That part of the tour is pretty interesting and its amazing that the guy was willing to come back. Someone asked about it, but our guide basically said - I needed a job and this was a ...
Now I know why we included Cape Town in our trip. We met Chris, said with a very rolled "r", who's name in Zulu, sounded like cesar and means “Please listen to us” along with 2 other couples, who would round out or tour to Cape Point today. Our first stop was to Hout Bay. We paid a mere $5 to board a somewhat large vessel to proceed to an island covered with seals. The trip was 20 minutes each way and the waves ...
... and its yard are built up on a large dune. It was really nice, because you could see the whole beach from there. We camped right on the edge of the dune with a great view and sound of the ocean. The set up and vibe at this hostel was great. I spent the afternoon hooping in the yard looking out over the beach. That evening we had some drinks at the bar and hung out with other backpackers. It was a fun night. We woke up early to the heat of the sun and ...