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Travel Blogs from Sea Point
... car rental company charging me the maximum liability I was exposed to, which was us$1,500. Driving around with a black trash bag where your passenger seat window is supposed to be is difficult, especially when you're making turns. More than one person looked at my car and shook a finger scoldingly at me. I wanted to give them a finger (guess which one) in return, but thought better of it. It ended up costing me us$235 to get the window replaced and another $9 to buy a new ...
... we had a picnic lunch and apparently they can be rather aggressive about food. We did go to the beach where several years ago African Penguins started to nest.
There’s not a lot lot to say about the peninsula – it is just very pretty, and the pictures should do the talking. ...
... or wadding, and you couldn't see out of the windows for the grime and graffiti. Yet it was a sobering moment when we passed many homeless living alongside the tracks along with the thousands of shanty houses along the way. Us poor westerners would survive the train trip to the wineries... And weren't the wineries spectacular. Good wine and even better scenery, I could rattle on about the scenery but in all honesty put South Africa on the travel list and get here, it is just ...
... transmission vehicles on the road so we had to drive a stick shift. It was the first time Matt has driven a stick shift in probably 10 years so the first day was a little rough. :) They also gave us this tiny Chevy that isn't even sold in the US; Matt's head grazed the ceiling of the car whenever we were in it. I honestly didn't know if the car was going to survive 8 days of our jerky driving up and down all the hills ...
... walking around at night especially after dinner and checking out the scene. It was such a let down to think I'd have to take a cab (something I avoid at all costs even in SF unless absolutely necessary since walking is so much nicer) for such a short distance. People are also advised to be extra cautious during the day as well. I heard several stories of people getting mugged, held at gun point and actually shot (later on). A random local advised a friend I met later that ...
Other places to stay in Sea Point
Sea Point, Sea Point | 3 star hotelfrom $78
Cape Of Good Hope, Sea Point | Hotelfrom $31
Cnr Gordan Hood & Hendrik Verwoerd Avenues, Centurion, Pretoria, 0046, Sea Point | 3 star hotelfrom $39
Barkly Road no 9, Sea Point | 4 star hotelfrom $69
8 Oliver Road, Sea Point | 3 star hotelfrom $60
Sea Point, Sea Point | 2 star hotelfrom $78