The PortsWood

PortsWood Road, PortsWood Square, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8002, South Africa | 3 star hotel
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From Capetown to the start of Namibia

A travel blog entry by diannemurray on Aug 15, 2013

1 comment, 99 photos

We're about to do our third "expedition trip". Our first was Istanbul to Tashkent with Dragoman (mostly camping, taking turns cooking), then Kathmandu to Darjeeling, Sikkim and Bhutan with Best of Asia (BOA). On the BOA trip we travelled with an American couple, Debbie & Mike, who live in Chiang Mai. When they emailed us inviting us to go with …

Robben Island

A travel blog entry by kvstark


... closed and not serving any more wine. But we convinced him to let us in and sure enough, they were mostly closed but we were able to convince the bartended to let us try a little. My friend bought a bottle, so the tasting was free, which was nice.

We asked the guy who was serving us wine where else would be open that we could go to, since everything around here seems to close super early at around 4:30. He told us to go to this other winery just ...

South Africa

A travel blog entry by deirdreandbrock


... than expected, another girl who just finished the peace core and isn’t sure what her next step will be in life, and a retired infectious disease doctor who is volunteering in Cape Town with the huge epidemic of Tuberculosis and HIV. I actually preferred this place over the trendy, younger, hip hostel. I think I just wasn’t in the mood to be around a bunch of people who are on a short term vacation when I am at the very end of my year and a ...

Days 23, 24, 25: Cape Town - Waterfront

A travel blog entry by kauna


... despite standing outside his shelter, I never did meet Ilangwa. We developed a friendship over Facebook the last two years, and this time, I made it back to the shelter so I could finally meet my friend. I brought him a calendar of B.C., and a Canada pin. We had a wonderful chat. I spent about 30 minutes with him just talking about the shelter and Cape Town, before I finally walked home around 11 PM. Once back at the hotel, I just kicked back, enjoyed the meal, and watched TV till it was time for ...

SHAWCO is 70!

A travel blog entry by brownkar


... were so hospitable... They went to the store and bought a bottle of soda for us and brought us cookies. We were sad to leave them... We took pictures with them and they were so excited about it. They walked us out and stood in the street and kept waving to us as we walked away.

After we were finished seeing patients, we headed over to the Manenberg Clinic. We thought we were going to be helping out and maybe giving polio drops to ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Cape Town CBD - Foreshore area of Cape Town, is near Two Oceans Aquarium, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and Cape Point.
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