Vivant Student Hostel

Address: 57 Trill Road, Observatory, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7925, South Africa | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Plumstead area of Observatory, is near Lion's Head, District Six Museum, Bo-kaap, and Castle of Good Hope.
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        Travel Blogs from Observatory

        Something Old, Something New, & A Lot of Blue

        A travel blog entry by shyam_t on Jul 28, 2015

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        ... would get all this done in half a day without rushing around crazily. G, fortunately, is that special breed of tour guides who's all about "the guests' experience" and not about "the stated itinerary" - and at no time did we feel rushed.

        In 2006, my Rough Guide to Cape Town said of Bo-Kaap, "There's a deceptively quaint feel to the area...this is not really a place to explore alone" and that it's best to join a tour operated by a resident of the area - which is what ...

        My cultural and cuisine tour

        A travel blog entry by kastang on Apr 08, 2015

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        ... for community development. Steven had been hunting on their property for the last 2 days. His trophy fee, plus the meat provided to their restaurant, supports the work they do. Our guides, Nicole and Joe, provide support to the project in many ways. We toured some of the grounds, including the demo village, but had to leave early to make our lunch reservation. I was extremely impressed with what they ...

        Cape Town -- Table Mountain

        A travel blog entry by jim-carol on Jan 28, 2015

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        8:30am bus today. We sat outside the front entrance doing Internet because we were not sure if it was 8 or 8:30 departure. After an hour drive, we arrived at the foot of Table Top Mountain. The day was absolutely beautiful and there was a small crowd waiting to board the tram to the top. What an extraordinary ride. These trams hold about 80 people and the floor rotates 360 degrees as we go to the top. The ride was only ...

        Orientation day

        A travel blog entry by breezymag on Nov 03, 2014

        ... just base their knowledge on what the media says. We then were talked to by a couple of tourist guides about tours and trips we can do. I really really want to do the sandboarding trip but mo one else seemed keen till I started talking to these few new guys and they're keen so hopefully I get to do that at some point. We then went to the Christian David primary school which is a poorer school than the other one as it is built in a church and church ground and ...

        Cape Town, Traffic, Beaches and Penguins

        A travel blog entry by sabjean42 on Apr 29, 2014

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        ... 1903. In 1913, Professor Harold Pearson, the first botany professor at South African College established the Botanical Society and garden. It is considered one of the best gardens in the world. On Wednesday we will visit Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, and the Two Oceans Aquarium. Then on Thursday we return to Kentucky, just in time for the Derby! Southern Africa has been an amazing experience. I have learned so much from all the wonderful people we have ...