Travel Blogs from Cape Town
Cape Town is a city filled with super rich and super poor South Africans. There is no in between. It is quite sad as you pass the airport and see a township of rows of shacks were the "Bantus" (Blacks) live. About a 10 mins ride further east, you see another shack like township except a bit better and that is where the "colours" live. On the …
My parents arrived on New Years Eve! It was GREAT to see them! I had moved over to the hotel we were staying in a few hours before they arrived (slightly nicer than anywhere I have stayed on my journey up till now!)so I was there waiting in the lobby when they arrived. After spending a few hours in the room catching up and exchanging presents we …
Going into Capetown we didn't get in until late evening. We had trouble getting to our hotel but enjoyed the drive on the waterfront with all of its corporate offices, lofts, and the V&A Waterfront. The next day we decided to take a drive down to the Peninsula Cape. We had a chance to go through the cities lining the coastline down to the …
... all they people in Joburg do is earn a lot of money and go spend it in a mall. Here in Cape Town everyone can go to the beach, climb a mountain, go surfing; and none of it costs money. The vibe is much more laid back here. I am anxious to see what the office is like. We will have about a 1 km walk to the office tomorrow and I am looking forward to it.
Vineyard Hotel & Spa
Our hotel was ...
... so we didn't hang around too long!!
Now the terrain started to change big time, and we were into canyons and mountains of sand dunes, so of course we had to have a competition about who could reach the top of Dune 45 in time for sunrise over the dunes; or who could reach the top of Dune 66 - the highest sand dune in the world, in the amount of time Ingwe gave us to explore the area. I'm still chuffed that I thought I didn't have enough time, so I turned ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
Excellent Staff, Food,Service and Location. The rooms could have been better maintained (shower needed draining, light bulb needed replacing, and tv didn't work). All this got sorted out in minutes and the room became excellent. It just would have been nice to have it done before I got there.
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