Travel Blogs from Noordhoek
... Colony: Just around the corner from the seaside village of Simons Town turn left off
main road to Boulders Visitor Centre to visit the famous colony of Jackass
... Afrikaan institution.” In South Africa only white Afrikaaners and coloreds speak the language, so it’s easy to see how making this change could severely limit who is able to attend this leading university. As it stands now, classes are taught using “code-switching” where teachers are required to speak both English and Afrikaans (don’t see any of the other 11 national languages in there do you) in the ...
... them in this little stall. Basically, to ride an ostrich you just wrap your legs around them and hold on tight. Then the ostrich takes off running. The two wranglers ran beside the whole time and would eventually pull the rider off. Carol's ostrich tripped and fell, so she quickly got pulled off. Watching them was a great laugh. That night we checked out the night scene in Mossel Bay, needless to say there isn't much of one. We still made ...
... etc is great! We are staying near the waterfront area of Cape Town, and the market/restaurant/tourism area is really fantastic. We got a few souvenirs this morning before getting on a hop-on/hop-off bus which gave us a good overall tour of the city. Some of the beach areas are so picturesque as you can see. One of the stops on the bus tour was at Kirstenbosch Gardens so we had a nice ...
We had to name our vehicle. This seems to be a requirement for Overland Travelers. So our Land Rover will now be referred to as “HARLEY”. Why HARLEY? Because like my Harley Motorcycle, it is a real real “Cool” vehicle to tour with. And by association, that makes Karyn and I really “Cool”. Also, it may not go that fast, but it will go anywhere I ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking