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Open-minded, tolerant, crazy young woman who just wants to keep travelling as much as she can, meeting different people, seing funny, beautiful and unusual places...
Smile... tomorrow will be worse.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I am always happy to help, CSers or others!
So far so good!
Since people contact me regularly to ask me what they should do/see in Cape Town, here is a list:
Table Mountain (cable car or hike)
Lion’s head (hike – 3h up and down)
Two oceans aquarium (2h)
Robben island (not extraordinary)
Chapman’s peak and Noordhoek beaches
Old biscuit mill (food market - Saturday morning only)
Green square market (gifts, souvenirs)
Long street (bars)
Kirstenbosh botanical garden (for a walk, beautiful view on Table Mountain)
World of birds (2h)
Kalk Bay (near Muizenberg) + Polana restaurant
Simon’s town (penguins) (30min)
Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope (half day at least I you want to enjoy the reserve)
Any ostrich farm
Wine tasting anywhere
Madame Zingara (if still here, book 2 weeks in advance)
Waterfront (restaurants, shops, very touristic so more expensive)
District Six museum (1h)
Slave lodge (museum – 1h)
Planetarium (interesting) / African museum (not really worth it)
Mzoli’s (bar-restaurant in a township)
Stellenbosch (half day)
Wine tasting, city center, university
Franschhoek (half day)
Wine tasting, good restaurants
Whale watching, shark diving
You can find more info on: http://www.capetown.travel/activities/category/all
Travelling, trekking, reading, swimming, dancing (ballroom, salsa, classic), partying, talking.
- wine tasting
- scuba diving
- rock climbing
Music, Movies, and Books
I like all kinds of music except rap, techno and R&B.
Philadelphia, Back to the future, La grande vadrouille, The lord of the war, Tim Burton movies, Dr. House...
Eduardo Mendoza, J.K. Rowling, Pieter Aspe, Dimitri Verhulst, Amelie Nothomb, Robert Merle...
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
A 2 weeks trek in Himalaya (India, Zanskar, 5000m) in 2009 and climbing Kilimanjaro in 2011.
Teach, Learn, Share
I can help you with your French (personally, I would like to improve my Dutch!), teach you how to cook Belgian dishes, show you around in Cape Town... and probably make you laugh!
Countries I’ve Visited
Bahrain, Belarus, Botswana, Burundi, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Latvia, Lesotho, Lithuania, Malawi, Mali, Morocco, Namibia, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Sweden, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Countries I’ve Lived In
Belarus, Belgium, Russian Federation, South Africa