Vivant Student Hostel

57 Trill Road, Cape Town 5200, Observatory, Cape Town, Western Cape, 7925, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Observatory

Cape point

A travel blog entry by jimhilbert


We took a leisurely drive to the Cape of Good Hope. The weather was sunny but windy. It was in fact idealic in the car. We drove down the coast road through little seaside places that were so cute and old worldly. Stopped for coffee in Simon's Town. We are yet again reminded that Melbourne in Aus is the best city in the world for coffee. On we went to the cape. Into the National Park at 110R per hear ($11) and here we were warned to look out ...

Robben Island and Peninsula Tour

A travel blog entry by janehudon


... due to the brightness and the limestone dust. Mandela needed an operation on his eves due to working in the quarry.
-prisoners were able to obtain degrees via correspondence through the University of South Africa.
-There is a pile of stones at the entrance to the quarry which were placed there by released prisoner beginning with Mandela five years after being released.
-December 1996robben Island was closed
-December 2, 1999 Robben ...

My Relax Day

A travel blog entry by angeleah.parey

... for the last time.

We went back to the house and I went grocery shopping and got tons of food. I only spent R180 which is only $18!! And I bought a TON of stuff. Like a lot.
We went home to unpack the groceries and I just relaxed after that. I make my own dinner and tonight was just a boring night.

Actually, I almost forgot, Alison and I made a cake for Taylor because her birthday is tomorrow. She was in the ...

Kensington Place

A travel blog entry by tori58

up at 5am - all packed and bags in the car. ring Keira at her day care they are good. She is a bit overwhelmed by it all! breakfast, checkout, check the tyre and on the road by 6am. The road is good all the way little traffic, fill the tyre again past Otavi and it is down but ok. call in to Elegant Guesthouse to pick up torch and it's there with our name on it!!! very impressed. Car back. 2 hour wait very slow, plane ok, pick up new car ...

Day 2

A travel blog entry by kollc


... Africans have about Americans, and assumptions that Americans have about South Africans. I was very excited about the methodology of experiential learning that creates an intimate relationship between the school and the community around it. After the lecture, we had lunch and went to see some of the townships. We stopped first at Kensington, where we met Karin who is the head of the SHAWCO campus in that township. At ...


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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