Protea Hotel Tyger Valley
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... all the luggage himself!
Not too fast in finding our reservations…..African way…..they were finally found after a good ten minutes of wait just to be told fifteen minutes later that our room wasn’t ready yet! What!!!
It was quite a disappointment and kind of surprising considering the fact that the ...
... seemed to be the stuff of seafaring fairytales.
I had to leave Long St Backpackers when it became apparent that Long Street was just one big nightclub on a Friday night, thudding music was reverberating through my room at 4am with no sign of letting up. I suspected that Saturday night would be even less tolerable and decamped to a backpackers off the main strip called Ashanti. It's lovely here and I spent Sunday with two fellow ...
... with chips and some roasted vegetables. It was just what I was looking for, but it was way too much food.
On our way back to Cape Town we stopped at Kirstenbosch Gardens. I think we were a few weeks too early. There wasn’t much blooming except for the Protea, several kinds and they were pretty. But I can just about imagine how beautiful these gardens will be a little later. The scenery around and within the gardens was breath ...
... suppose to be one of the safest cities to visit in South Africa. To us, we always had to remember to not leave ANYTHING in cars or let go of our bag AT ALL TIMES. Even sitting outside of a grocery store, nibbling on some snacks was a safety issue. Many people would come up to us asking for a piece of bread or whatever we were eating. Some even came up to us with children. Although we gave a lot of food away, we always had to be on guard ...
... me especially as I was knocking back the red wine) and ate a meal with proper cutlery. I was telling the kids some tales of Madagascar and they were explain how, just the day before, they were told by a teacher that a private school in Cape Town was paying for several of them to visit the city for a week where they’d visit Robben Island and the aquarium and stay in a waterfront hotel. When I asked them what they were most excited about they said seeing the sea. ...
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