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... just looking over a railing, fighting for a photo opportunity. It was a greedy thought but every picture I'd been shown suggested it was possible. I decided it wasn't good enough and after some quick discussion we got back in the cars and headed further down the road. We saw the sign for the actual Boulders Beach and headed to the gate. We went through down onto the exact picturesque beach we had seen earlier. There were a few people enjoying it but no penguins. ...
... a cab to her place. Public transit here is...interesting. I'm glad I took the taxi from the airport. Met up with my friend, which was awesome. So great to see her in person twice in three months! She took me to her apartment, which was right by where I got dropped off. Actually she was on the side of the road while I was still in my cab so that was cool. Her apartment has the most absolutely stunning view of the water - it's really incredible.
... Mzoli’s has a body guard that escorts the white people or tourists to their cars once it gets dark. We were helped to pull out of our parking space and once we were in the car and out of the parking spot we were fine. The township is right off of the main freeway so it was only another minute before we were completely out of the township.
We were so hungry. We each had eaten one pancake before we had left the hostel that day. Once we got to ...
... I admit I always give a quick look around and when surrounded only by people toting "real" suitcases I always feel like such a rebel and "intrepid" hauling my well used back pack out of the trunk. Dirty and stained with over 13 years of travel, this bag feels like a badge of honour for me. Some street cred if you will. Now look at me...getting all excited about an old piece of luggage. But in my head, I think I am somehow the first ever person ever to be heading off to ...
... enough to see some tiny lizards who are only active in the morning and evenings; the Lesser Doublecollared Sunbird, and the cute little Rock Dassie. The Rock Dassie resembles a small rabbit and actually is closely related to the elephant (the evolutionary relationship is based on similarities in their feet and teeth).
Table Mountain was also known as the "Beacon of Hope" to prisoners on Robben Island. Nelson Mandela was known ...
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