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Seeing the real Cape Town

A travel blog entry by tlainy


... strong it means Johannesburg will get even heavier rains. Biltong is their form of beef jerky but without all the salt and preservatives. Table Mountain gets a "table cloth", which is a hanging cloud at the top of the mountain. I'll be hiking up it tomorrow @ 645am.

Speaking of which, it's bedtime for me! Day 3, here it comes! Cheers :-)

Ps pictures to come tomorrow. Internet is really slow and I can't seem to upload any, promise!

Day 14 Cape Town and Table Mountain

A travel blog entry by roamed


Tuesday, February 25, 2014

This morning we had a half day tour with Z. When he picked us up he told us Table Mountain was closed because of winds. He drove around town pointing out many places of interest such as parliament, city hall (where Mandela gave his speech when he was released.)We went to the old Fort and into the castle. I really wasn't that interested in going in but when I realized it was a decorative arts museum I was very please. We saw ...

Mother City

A travel blog entry by jodeebodee


... up. When it was time to get in the cage we got weight belts and goggles. Then we slipped in the really cold cage. The water was pretty murky so there wasn't a ton of visibility. The guys kept telling us to go down but you couldn't see anything. Finally we got a few sharks to come really close which was amazing plus one near then end almost attacked the cage. When we got out I chose to stay in my wetsuit to go in again while Christina took hers off. She wasn't feeling well and it ...

Manenberg is Changing

A travel blog entry by brownkar


... are wonderful people, and meeting the patients is such a joy.  Today we saw four patients. The first was a 73 year old woman named Emily ("The Golden Girl") who had very severe Arthritis, especially in her hands and feet. Her left leg had been amputated and when we asked why, she said she didn't know! But she did say that they had mentioned it might have been an unnecessary amputation... which is super sad. She was my favorite by far. She was so ...


A travel blog entry by elthomas


So, Thursday after lunch I picked up my bike at Chris' place and went to look for a bikeshop. I had 2 advices, 1 from Piet and another from JC. Friday morning I went for a MTB-ride at Contermanskloof, here the Cape Epic past by last year. On the way I met also a man who's part of the organisation. In the afternoon I just took it easy and we had boerewors as late lunch. In ...


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