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  1. A stroll and lots of restaurants

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    A stroll and lots of restaurants

    Feb122010

    One of things Leslie and Mirjam here at Albergo for Backpackers told me about Plett today was that it was safe to walk around on my own in the town.

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  2. Wild and beautiful Plett

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    Wild and beautiful Plett

    Feb122010

    One of the things I love about travelling is getting to see all kinds of interesting and stunning landscapes. As for the landscape in Plett, well, if you come here be prepared to say ‘Wow’ a whole lot.

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  3. Arriving in Plett

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    Arriving in Plett

    Feb122010

    I arrived in Plettenberg Bay or Plett after a really pleasant trip on the Baz Bus. On the way we stopped in a little roadside café where I bought my first souvenir and talked to a lady who works there about the area’s current drought.

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  4. The Waterfall, wine tasting and a great man

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    The Waterfall, wine tasting and a great man

    Feb112010

    This afternoon I headed out to the Waterfall with a group from Island Vibe. The waterfall itself is down to a trickle because of the current drought, but there’s still a deep pool underneath. Perfect for jumping into, as you can see from the photo.

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  5. From surf talk to skating

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    From surf talk to skating

    Feb112010

    Today I have my podcast interview with Andy, who’s the chairman of the local surf club here in J Bay. He’s been surfing here for many a year and really knows his stuff.

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  6. Downtown Durban and the aquarium

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    Downtown Durban and the aquarium

    Feb102010

    Today was my first proper day in Durban. I was meant to go on a city tour but because of a technical glitch with my camera, I had to cancel that. All was not lost though, Amimi from the hostel took me in later in the afternoon so I still saw some of th

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  7. Of bonfires and barmen

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    Of bonfires and barmen

    Feb102010

    In my last post I mentioned Ntisko and his cousin Chris who I met on the township tour. Well, I saw Chris again at Island Vibe later on this evening where he performed with a group of kids known as the African Celebration Dancers.

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  8. Touring a township

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    Touring a township

    Feb102010

    I’ll admit, I wasn’t sure what to expect with this tour but I decided to do like I normally do. And that is keeping a completely open mind and asking as many questions as I can possibly think of while visiting a place.

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  9. Long St - Cape Town's most vibrant street after dark

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    Long St - Cape Town's most vibrant street after dark

    Feb102010

    When it comes to nightlife in Cape Town, one street that pops up time and time again is Long St. This street is line with bars on both sides and a good place to go for a night out.

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  10. A cloudy sky and catching up

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    A cloudy sky and catching up

    Feb102010

    There I was, my alarm all set for 5am. I was going to get up, watch the sunrise and hopefully catch a glimpse of the pod of dolphins who apparently swim past the hostel most mornings at this time. Did I wake up with my alarm? No.

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