Mandela Rhodes Place
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We’re really getting used to life in South Africa, Tim’s just back in from surfing (still rubbish at it let’s be ...
The past couple of days in Cape Town have been very chilled, hanging out
and playing pool in the backpackers and exploring the local boutique
shops. I like Cape Town and its relaxed, cool and quirky vibe. I have
strangely embarrassed the lack of planning and 'go with the flow'
attitude. It's only really kicked in now that when ...
... the iced and fogged up windows at a very gray and uninspiring view as we head south of Cape Town onto the Peninsula. Bits of blue began peeking through the sky so we optimistically began to hope it would clear off. We arrived at Hout Bay, one of the premier fishing ports in South Africa, just as the rain appeared to have stopped. MR and I immediately headed down to the port to start taking photos and a deluge begins again. We were about ...
... letting it sit on your tongue while you suck in air oxidizing the wine and allowing the flavour to be released. After Fairview we went to Villeria a champagne specialist vineyard. We had a tour of the cellars then sampled some champers which was opened using a large sword! After that it was thankfully lunchtime as the little wine I had drunk was already going to my head. Full of babotie (a local dish of mince and ...
... with the British military in the 1940s and was actually made an honorary “Able Seaman” in the British Navy in order to avoid having the dog put down by the local authorities. The name “Just Nuisance” was coined by the drunk sailors who would stumble over him when they returned to the ship. Terrific story. Anyway, after the story, we wandered around the little town for a bit and stopped for a beer along the water front before we moved on to Boulders Beach to ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMandela Rhodes Place Cape Town
Comfortable hotel, near lots of activity.
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