South Africa Category

Cape Point

First stop, Hout Bay Chapman’s Peak Drive Cape Point Don’t fall over! The Cape of Good Hope Where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet Boulders Beach Penguins!

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Bombay Bicycle Club

Cape Town has a lot of great dining options, and we wanted to try something off the beaten path. Enter, the Bombay Bicycle Club. Admittedly, we were under the mistaken assumption that this would be an Indian restaurant. While Tandoori Chicken is on the menu, it was less Bollywood and more British colonial era. But […]

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Stellenbosch and Paarl

  I’ve heard great things about the South African vineyards, and couldn’t wait to check them out. Our hostel offered a full day wine country tour through Wine Flies. Our tour guide, Larhens was well knowledgable, and had a dry sense of humor, further enhanced by his Afrikaner drawl.   We were the second group […]

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Shark Cage Diving!

OK, so shark cage diving is one of those things that I never pictured myself doing. But South Africa is the Great White Shark capitol of the world, so when in Rome… We used our hostel to book a tour, which was run by Marine Dynamics. They are awesome! Marine Dynamics is a non-profit organization, […]

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Table Mountain

The beautiful mountain that serves as the backdrop for Cape Town is Table Mountain. This flat topped mountain is believed to be amongst the oldest mountains in the world, and owes its relatively short height to years of erosion. Going to the top of Table Mountain is a must-do in Cape Town, and being fairly […]

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