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... stones was impressive as was its moat and the star shape of the fort.
Bobby asked if we were interested in history and if so did we want to walk around the outside to get a feel for it. Yes please !!
Car parked and out we got and wandered around until we reached the walls which overlooked the city. From here we could see the old city hall, a lovely old Victorian stone building with a balcony out the front where ...
... first week because all houses were full but after the Mexicans and Ollie and xav left we had more room so they moved in. Three of them are Australians. Haven't gotten to know them that well yet but hopefully I'll talk to them a bit before I leave Saturday. Louise and jake are a Canadian couple who are engaged and are in our house too. I really really like Louise and get along with her so well I wish I had longer here with ...
... eaten wherever you are. The Dive only lasted for 30 minutes, and while it was very controlled and the sharks were very tame, there were a few close calls where the sharks swam over the top of Lize-Mari or chased Rian for a few meters before swimming away.
After the dive we decided to go for a walk and experience some of the waterfront, get some terrible touristy photos, then sit down for lunch. We all ate some seafood at a cafe which also served beers out of our own personal ...
What do you need for a perfect wine tasting trip?
- Transport (a must, thanks Nina for arranging);
- a tour guide with excellent knowledge of the wines and vineyards (thanks Jonno);
- a great bunch of people, (all 12 of us);
- some great food to help sober you up;
- chocolate to accompany your wine tasting;
- amazing weather (thanks South Africa);
- amazing vineyards (thanks ...
We arrived in Cape Town earlier today on a huge plane... and it's winter here!! I didn't expect to be so cold and unfortunately I was not prepared. To be honest its not THAT cold, it's 13 degrees C (like 55 F). Which is good for winter but it was 37 degrees C (99 F) in New York two days ago. My friend Giulio and his girlfriend picked us up at our hostel and showed us the waterfront. After ...