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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 …
... br> Tomorrows plan is to do Table mountain in the morning, head back down into Cape Town to the Mount Nelson hotel for hugh tea, then head to the V and A Waterfront for drinks and dinner and maybe a bit of shopping if Emily gets her way!
Today has been a really lovely day and we are all enjoying getting progressively browner now as we spend more quality time in the sun!!
All our love, Sam, Emily, JT and Catherine xx
... and when you're walking around in summer clothes on what you consider a very reasonable 19 degrees day, they are wearing a coat and hat. Right now as I write this though as an example.... I'm sat on a balcony of a bar on Woodbridge Island. Outside, sunglasses on, sun cream on, looking out at clear blue skies and a crystal clear view of the mountain with the beach right in front of me. And this is winter?! I could certainly cope with this! The locals can always be prepared ...
... BnB to go to the start. there is 11000 runners in the Ultra and 17000 in the half that are converging to the same point, so I get there before 5 to find a spot. Then I walk towards the start, stopping for a bathroom in a gas station on the way.
As I a approaching the start line, I check my key pocket and realise that the key is missing! Panic attack! I walk back to the gas station, scanning the road... Nothing. I pass the long line to ask the next person ...
... been mugged).
My first day I wandered around the waterfront area, a bit of a shock after Ascension and St Helena. Ended up in a shopping mall which I swear was bigger than the entirety of Jamestown. Also in town this week was the final stages of the African Cup of Nations, though unfortunately I wasn't around for any of the games - would've been fun.
For such a beautiful city, Cape Town sure has a dark past. It seems as though every museum is more or ...