Protea Hotel Umhlanga
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... feet'. This might make it look like I'd failed to remember any of their names despite spending three months with them. That is categorically not the case as the bloke with the face that looks like a ham sandwich could tell you. There was also this girl called Zoe who kept sitting next to me who I think might fancy me hehe! I'm going to see if I can get her number tonight. Tomorrow we make our own way around Cape Town, no schedules, no wash up rota, no early starts. As I start to enjoy ...
... be an experience Mum and Dad couldn't miss. They loved it. We grabbed some lunch there and then got a taxi to Lions Head, the mini mountain next door to Table Mountain. We didn't quite anticipate how challenging it would be, although a lot shorter to climb than Table Mountain it was still very steep and even had some rock and ladder climbing involved, lol. Mum loved it?! The view at the top was incredible, 360 degree view over Cape Town. Something Table Mountain couldn't manage due to ...
... They come and play with you in your hand. I relaxed and had fun taking some sun on the lawn and seeing Table Mountain making frame that beautiful scenery.
I decided to walk over and go to a museum called District Six which tells the story of apartheid movement of racial segregation that marked almost 40 years of history of Cape Town, started in 1948's "sixth district" is an area, a neighborhood in that ~ 60 000 Africans who lived in that region were forced to ...
... the bay from the city with picture postcard views across the water to table mountain. There is even a big yellow rectangle they have set up that you can sit on/in/against/lay across etc and take a photo as if it were actually a postcard! We went this morning with Dave & Louise and had a coffee at one of the several outdoor restaurants in a new development called Eden on the bay (similar to Darling harbour type set up in Sydney). Took a lovely ...
... and then come back with the receipt. Seemed simple enough until 1) we couldn’t find the bank, 2) we found the bank and couldn’t pay by credit card and didn’t have enough cash, 3) I didn’t have my credit card with me. So back to the hostel we went, and the back to the bank, then back to the embassy; we ended up knowing these streets very well.
Having arrived back just as Rich and Lizzie had ...