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A Travel Blog by joshil
... a thousand pics we return back .. half way we find that a foreign tourist had died. mood changes. Ran down the hill and find no taxi, no signal. caught hold of an opld man reciting prayers and ask him to call from his tashi mobile . i lose the taxi ...
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A Travel Blog entry by centaur169 from Signal Hill, Western Cape, South Africa
... parts of the bay. At precisely 1:30pm Cape Mean Time, the ball would be dropped at the Observatory – an observer on Signal Hill would then drop that more prominent ball too. Mariners adjusted their observation of the time ball on Signal Hill by a ...
A Travel Blog entry by centaur169 from Hout Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
... do not like Robin's brother" and at going home time "I do not want to go, I want to do a sleep over". Little bugger! Signal Hill is a landmark flat-topped hill located in Cape Town, next to Lion's Head and Table Mountain. The hill is also known as ...
A Travel Blog entry by momentsintime from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
... deep blue sky with cottony white clouds……all of these set up against a background of Table Mountain, Lions’ Head and Signal Hill. What can I say more! This view was a million dollar view! And yes, ...
A Travel Blog entry by pamlsmith from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
... taken over multiple times as the French, English and Dutch fought for it tooth and nail. After Britian's ultimate victory on Signal Hill in 1762, things started to settle down. Signal Hill is a much visited tourist site and the ...
A Travel Blog entry by londone7 from Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
... a bit at the hostel to avoid the midday heat I now went out late afternoon for something to eat. I wanted to visit Signal Hill behind the hostel and some light drizzle had began. Typically it rains after 6pm after a long days heat After climbing ...
A Travel Blog entry by sharyn-jim from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
... Slowly the fog creeped in. The colourful buildings are noted as Jelly Bean. Nice contrast during the foggy wintery seasons. Up on Signal Hill, the fog was present so we spent an hour or so in the welcome center. When we left, the sky was ...
A Travel Blog entry by krista.and.erik from St. John's Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
... space, routine is your friend, even if you do spend most of your life pushing him away. After 12 noon we leave for Signal Hill, the highest point that overlooks St. John's harbor, sitting atop the walls of her protected entrance. It’s a bit ...
A Travel Blog entry by kkgreen from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
... heights, but she has done really well) She stayed behind and filled her pockets, while we went on to learn more history about Signal Hill. We actually watch a video, before our hikes, which really explained a lot about the history of the area. When we ...
A Travel Blog entry by simonannals from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
... had no plans to go up the mountain, (we had done it before) because the queues were huge. We drove up the road towards Signal Hill where the parking area for Lion's Haed was situated, but made the decision we would look out at the top of Signal Hill ...
A Travel Blog entry by travelswithduke from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
... up to Signal Hill right above the museum and see most of the beautiful views of the waterfront and harbor of St Johns. Signal Hill was in a perfect position to defend the port of St John and was used extensively during WWI and II. The ...
A Travel Blog entry by mozi from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
... darceky a suveniry a po obede sme my isli na Signal Hill nad Kapskym Mestom a oni isli na Table Mountain (stolovu horu). Signal Hill je priamo nad pristavom a da sa tam velmi lahko dostat autom. Tak sme to hned vyuzili. Na nase prekvapenie tam ...
A Travel Blog entry by erari from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
... Sonnenschein ausruhen. Der anschließende Abstieg ist genauso unproblematisch. Danach fahren wir mit dem Auto die Straße weiter bis zum Signal Hill und verschaffen uns auch von dort einen Überblick über die Stadt. Als Abschluss fahren wir dann zwischen ...
A Travel Blog entry by kdkswetzel from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
... a good viewing of a moose was not meant to be. We then decided to gamble and return to St. John's, since we really wanted to see Signal Hill and Cape Spear. We went there the first day we were here and didn't see a thing, due to the thick fog. Much to ...
A Travel Blog entry by marty_sk from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
... ? Yesterday's rain made way for a beautifully sunny day and keeping to the adage of making hay while the sun shines, I head up to signal hill at the mouth of the St. John's bay. Ladies lookout is the highest point on the hill and affords great views both ...
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