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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Commodore Cape Town
A bit expensive but very good service
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35 hours and 4 flights after leaving Wellington 9 arrive in Cape Town - weary but excited to be here!
Flight from Perth to J'berg was much like any long haul flight - long and boring - with only a few hours sleep each - but we survived and were very pleased to get off in J'berg and head through for the final leg of our journey to Cape Town …
Anne-Marie, my cousin Carol's daughter, has recently moved back to Cape Town and she has landed a job at Newlands Cricket Ground. She loves cricket and remembered that Mike is a bit of a fan, too. So she presented him with tickets for the Test Match between South Africa and the West Indies on New Year's Eve and he was just a little bit pleased. So, Saturday morning saw us watching the Test Match at this ionic ground - what a treat! Mike ...
... backpackers offers affordable accommodation for every budget. All the backpacker dormitories have individual secure lockers.
I went out side to check out the scenery and what the area is like. A beautiful working harbour and some of Cape Towns best restaurants were a sort 5 minute stroll from my hotel. The people looked friendly and there was a hype of activity. ...
... and totally unlittered streets, the food is so appropriate. I love going to the butcher and ordering a few slices of veal and watching the butcher's wife slice it so thinly and then wrap it in paper and write the amount on a piece of paper. This morning we went to the local market which arrives every Thursday, sadly it was pouring with rain but we wandered around, eyeing the yummyness of ...
Today's activities started with a joint decision to have a very light breakfast. So a 15 minute stroll down the hill from our hotel looking for a LIGHT breakfast ended up with eggs benedict and bacon and eggs. A walk through the botanical gardens (beggars as usual) and government area. The first squirrel I saw was cute. The next thousand weren't as cute! So with that light breakfast we grabbed some even lighter sandwiches (yes Di from Woolworths!) and back up to the hotel. By this ...