The Place on the Bay
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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After a delicious breakfast in Kalkbay we drove over to Fish Hook, which is a slightly larger town. There one finds the banks, many shops, like the one for fabric and larger food stores. We went there to change money into Rand. That proved to be a long ordeal. One of my friends is South African, but since she lives abroad, she couldn't make the transaction. She needed her mother to change the money! ...
Today we went over to Robben Island, where many of the the political prisoners of Apartheid were held. It had been a prison and a leper colony going back a few centuries before that. It is about 5 miles off the coast and has stunning scenery. It is hard to fathom being kept here for 18 years (as Mandela was, ...
... Of course me and my bum wouldn't recommend seeing it by bike though, turns out to see those mountain ranges and valleys you need to ride up some bloody big hills. Holy gamolly did my bum hurt by the end of the day, oh and the beginning of the day and also all of the next day. Didn't help either that we when we finally got to the top of the biggest hill in the world that would never end that the winery/restaurant of choice would not serve us as they were closing soon (it was ...
... Kudu, Impala, and Springbok.
Our apartment was located in an awesome part of the city called "Cape Quarter". It's an area that's very popular with young people and we were able to walk to shopping, restaurants, grocery store etc. They even have free yoga one night a week at the Cape Quarter shopping center!
Cape Town has an amazing shoreline which we were eager to check out. We drove to Clifton Beach ...
... polite and avoid her. The first thing I noticed was her Canadian sweatshirt prominently displayed on her bed when she wasn't around. After getting to know her a bit, I got the feeling she didn't want anyone to confuse her as being American. I had heard of Canadians outwardly expressing their nationality years ago for that reason, but I thought that was 'years ago'. She was there to do volunteer work, which I admired, then to take a vacation thereafter. She was fresh out ...