Vivant Student Hostel

Address: 57 Trill Road, Cape Town 5200, 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, Castle of Good Hope, and Bo-kaap.
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    Travel Blogs from Observatory

    Kirstenbosch and the baby Cape Eagle Owls.

    A travel blog entry by linziprytz on Nov 11, 2014

    1 comment, 8 photos

    ... I cant spit him up, its too late, ok, here goes" and he gulps him down whole. His eyes widen and he doesn't move for a good 5 minutes until he starts to bob his head around, I guess he is pushing the mole further down. His body swells to double its size and the poor thing has to stay still for a good 10 minutes before he is able to move again. Mission accomplished! We spend a little over an hour watching them before continuing our walk through ...

    Safari 2

    A travel blog entry by ryan.kaiser on Sep 21, 2014

    1 comment

    ... a great time. I know there are a lot of good sites to see, so soak it in (Jas) - thanks, my favourite sights were the rhino and the whale watching 10. Is there are different currency compared to us? (Eesha) - yes the currency is the rand, 10 rand equals 1 Australian dollar 11. What is the time over there, is it different from Tassie? (Milly) - the time now is 5.27pm, the time in Australia now is 1.27 am 12. What activities are you doing? (Ebony) - so far we ...

    Safari & Bongo Lesson

    A travel blog entry by abasten on Jun 08, 2014

    5 photos

    ... entertainment for the tourists. Before our meal we got a drumming lesson, and surprisingly, no one from our group sucked. Anthony was so inspired by the experience that he immediately purchased a bongo drum to take back with him. We had a nice meal and then retired to our hotel rooms for our last night in South Africa. ...

    Robben Island and Peninsula Tour

    A travel blog entry by janehudon on May 06, 2014

    7 photos

    ... grade 7 you had to go to Cape Town
    -A former guard of Nelson Mandela came onto the bus to tell us about a book that her had written which details the development of a friendship between himself and Mandela after the laters release from prison.
    -1659 the first prisoner escaped from Robben Island by stealing a sailboat.
    -Many prisoners had to work in the limestone quarry mixing lime ton with seashells to pave the roads. This work was very ******* ...

    Ostrich burgers and a wine tour

    A travel blog entry by rosewj on Aug 13, 2013

    ... round aimlessly in the cold for a while. Back on the bus for a while, then got off at Sea Point and watched the massive waves and saw some outdoor pools right next to the sea. Then caught the bus down to Green Point where we walked through a nice park and went to the Butcher Man's for dinner, where I had a roll with 2 ostrich burgers in served with veg crisps which was all really good, and Debs had springbok sausage. Back to the hostel and did all my washing, used the wifi and went to ...