The Palm Garden Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sea Point
... Coast National Park back to CT. Our hotel is surrounded by restaurants (6, we think!). We ate in a steak restaurant last night, similar formula to the L"'Entrecôte' in France but better. So it's the Bistrot next door tonight which is always fully booked but we got a cancellation table, and had an excellent meal. Colin, with his usual adventurous streak, ordered 'seared impala'. I had a taste and it was ...
... she said or if that was what she actually said so I asked her to repeat herself. She repeated exactly what I thought I heard. I looked at her, got on the bus and didn't say a word. We didn't leave until about 5 minutes later when everyone was on board. The strange thing was when we arrived to CT, she announced over the loud speaker in the sweetest voice how happy she was to have served us and God bless us and left us with a whole slew of other religious blessings ...
... extremely cool. The doctor that performed the heart transplant perfected his technique by operating on 48 dogs. When the doctor finally felt comfortable enough to do one on a human they chose a terminally ill patient with cellulitis, respiratory issues, and mild diabetes. Therefore if the patient died on the table it wasn't a healthy individual. Dr. Christiaan Barnard was the lead doctor responsible for the first transplant who felt comfortable and ...
... and this is reported straight up, without a laugh track). The most recent fatal race riot occurred on 13 May 1969, and the authorities constantly imply that any public demonstration could lead to another one. Whether that represents fear, or mongering of fear, it doesn't suggest much confidence in racial harmony. In 2012 a film touching on the race riots of 1969 was widely condemned as irresponsible, mostly by people who hadn't seen it. ...
... and relaxing trip.
The next week was chaos, with papers and assignments due. Furthermore, we had to pack for our 9 day mid-semester trip that we were leaving for early on Friday the 31. That was a blast! More to come on that later.
Hope everyone is doing well at home. Love you all and miss you, but still don't want to come home. Send me Kokomo, and you may never see me again unless you come visit South Africa.
Other places to stay in Sea Point
Sea Point, Sea Point | 3 star hotelfrom $61
Cape Of Good Hope, Sea Point | Hotelfrom $31
Cnr Gordan Hood & Hendrik Verwoerd Avenues, Centurion, Pretoria, 0046, Sea Point | 3 star hotelfrom $41
Barkly Road no 9, Sea Point | 4 star hotelfrom $75
8 Oliver Road, Sea Point | 3 star hotelfrom $47
Sea Point, Sea Point | 2 star hotelfrom $110