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  1. Sweltering in Cape Town

    posted by Rebecca Keenan | 0 Comments

    Sweltering in Cape Town

    Feb202010

    And I do mean sweltering. It was still 40 degrees at 4pm according to a billboard I saw as I finally disembarked the city sightseeing bus tour back at the Waterfront.

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  2. Dry ice machines on Table Mountain?

    posted by Rebecca Keenan | 0 Comments

    Dry ice machines on Table Mountain?

    Feb192010

    My meeting with Aimee from Baz Bus went really well today and after that I decided to head on down to the Waterfront to check out the Aquarium.

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  3. From Mossel Bay to Cape Town

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    From Mossel Bay to Cape Town

    Feb182010

    Today I left Mossel Bay for Cape Town. It was a long journey with the Baz Bus although we did arrive ahead of schedule, which was awesome.

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

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    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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  5. Goodbye to Cape Town and all at The Backpack

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    Goodbye to Cape Town and all at The Backpack

    Feb092010

    And so my Cape Town has come to an end. I’m in Durban at the moment (more about that in my next post) but I’m just going to finish with this about Cape Town...

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  6. A brief encounter with 'voluntourism'

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 1 Comments

    A brief encounter with 'voluntourism'

    Feb092010

    Upon return to Cape Town yesterday I attempted to help ‘give something back’ to the community. 'The Backpack' where I’m staying run a community project in Heidveid, one of the townships here. I couldn’t go out for the entire

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  7. Free wine in Cape Town

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    Free wine in Cape Town

    Feb092010

    A couple of times in my Cape Town posts you may have noticed I mentioned a restaurant where you can get a free bottle of wine with your meal. It’s in a restaurant called Arnold’s and here’s how it works...

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  8. A coastal drive and breathtaking views

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    A coastal drive and breathtaking views

    Feb062010

    Greetings from Hermanus! Why is this filed under Cape Town though? Well it’s because I just got here last night. I’m staying in Hermanus Backpackers. So far have met Barry and JD. Friendly fellows. Enough about Hermanus over the weekend tho

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  9. Robben Island - not to be missed

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    Robben Island - not to be missed

    Feb062010

    Yesterday I visited one of the most fascinating museums I’ve been to in a long time – Robben Island. This is where Nelson Mandela spent almost 18 years behind bars. It stopped operating as a prison as we know it in 1996, and just one

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  10. Free sunset; free wine

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    Free sunset; free wine

    Feb042010

    I sorted out permission to shoot on Robben Island today. It wasn’t easy. It took numerous phone calls and emails, but I got there in the end. Perseverance pays off! Shooting there tomorrow and recording a podcast also. Really looking forward to i

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