De Waterkant Cottages
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... night. They helped us arrange a paragliding trip, surfing, places to eat...they knew our names, talked to us about our day, just truly wonderful people that always had a smile on their face.
Rundown of what we did
On our first day we went to see the penguins. We went to the train station and bought tickets to Simon's town, where the penguins live. It was about a two hour train ride with 1/2 of it along the coast which was ...
... of his Long Street tour. Burger King has the best burgers in Cape Town. You can get water and snacks at a convenience store. There are several bars that have happy hours. A hotel that charges by the hour. A bar where you can pick up women to sleep with and take to the hotel. A corner for prostitutes. A corner for coke. This was actually useful because we avoided anything he mentioned.
Our hotel was through the convention center by ...
... my carry on, but Cape Town said no. Oh well – chances are I will be able to live without them for the next three days.
Made it to Joburg, and was able to use the public telephone to call my hostel and arrange my free pick up, which was great. The guy came to get me and it took about a half an hour to get to the hostel from the airport. Joburg is really spread out and a lot of the places look like the US. There are big malls and ...
... I made sure to take lots of pictures.
We had lunch there, which was another enjoyable meal then after lunch, we made out way to the Caoe of Good Hope. A bucket list item for many people, including me. Then it was a trek up to the lighthouse at the top of Cape Point. We could have taken the Funicular (an inclined train), but decided to hoof it. The view from the top was as good as I've ever seen, and it made ...
... was very stressful. The roads are mostly unpaved and the paved ones are in horrid condition. The people treat the roads as if they are their front yards and as if there are no cars driving by. I hated passing through villages because everyone was in the road and they just walked right out in front of my moving car. The dogs weren’t any better and when we were driving through open fields the sheep, goats, and cows were even worse. They don’t ...