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Thursday Travel Theme: Mountains

Today’s travel theme is Mountains. What instantly popped into my mind was Table Mountain in beautiful Cape Town, South Africa. It is beautiful from a distance… …as well as up close! And as you may remember from aΒ previous post, we certainly did get up close and personal. It was such a great experience, and I […]

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Fab photo(s) of the day: “The first soccerball vending machine in the world”

After a strenuous, but worthwhile, hike up Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa, I came across “Soccerbox: The first soccerball vending machine in the world.” I’ve never seen one elsewhere, have you?

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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. Β  We were the second group […]

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