South Africa

This was the last leg of my EOY 2019 African exploration, with a hostel in Cape Town’s party district as my home base…

(from Zimbabwe)

12/25/19

rode to VFA…bribed security so I could keep RJ’s chain…to gate…here I is (12:03p)…flew to Jo-Burg…airport shuffles…on to Cape Townlanded during sunset, so there were some killer views…took a while to find the ride share section once I was outtat there…cab to Carinival Court…had some dranks w/ some locals…they was partyin’…exchanged info…retired to roomthink I just screwed around on the computer and people watched out the window

12/26/19

noms buffet a block away…rainy day(think I just lazed around the hostel and worked on sites and stuff)sunset at Camps Bay Beach…Codfather noms sushi…ice cream…cab back to Carnival Court(think I just lazed around the hostel and worked on sites and stuff)

12/27/19

b-fast at Lola’sgot a ride to the lift thing…it was closed…started hiking…made it up over the ridge prob around 3/4?…back down into the windy coniferous valleymade it down to the park…Uber’d back to Carnival Court…Ethiopian noms!(think I just lazed around the hostel and worked on sites and stuff)

12/28/19

up…hauled ass to bus place…got a b-fast thingee and espresso…took off to the capesat in line forever to get in…hiked up to the lighthouse…took pics…got a beer and a slice o’ pie…hiked down to the point, bullshittin’ w/ the tour guide dude…(windy AF!)…pics at the sign…onto the penguin colony…checked out dem panguins…got pics…got chocolate and strawberry gelatos…back to bus…rolled back to Cape Townbus back to Carnival Court…went and got some Korean noms…walked to the Village Idiot and had a beer and wandered around…to that other place…hung around like a solo weirdoended up meeting Danni and Celeste…they got my drizzle…they got me home somehow…passed out

12/29/19

zzzup before noon…got a pineapple vodka and an omelette at Copacabana…think I just fucked around w/ blogs and at the bar all daychilled all night, in prep for the eary wine tour

12/30/19

up…hauled ass to bus place…more b-fast and maybe another coffee…to Stellenbock…window blowed up on that lady…chocolate and wine w/ the Canadians from Dubai and the other goofballs across from me (and the guy next to me who never drinks)…to Franschoek…got an ostrich burger and wine and walked around town…to that last estate w/ all the ducks…kicked it w/ the Japanese couple and Austrian couple and the lady from like Lesotho maybe? and her ?dude? brother?…got some ice cream…back to Cape Town (going through the shanty towns)…bus most of the way back to hostel

12/31/19

b-fast at Lola’s again…??…pregamed too hard…caught a cab to the venue…pounded a couple beers on my way in…drank too much and tried to hang out w/ people…merhyelled at stuff from Ghost Land…stumbled around like a fuckin’ fool for a couple hours…finally miraculously found my way back without dying or getting mugged

1/1/20

slept the fuck in…got up around 11 and slowly got my shit together…hung out w/ gay Scottish socially awkward dude on the balcony and worked on my leftover booze and chewies and such…got some lamb stew from The Dubliner…cab to airportate…think I slept all the way to Qatarairport shuffles…found my gate…took another nap there…finally boarded after forever

1/2/20

watched movies and ate food and sleptwatched movies and ate food and sleptBoston!…got a burger and a beer…to Tampers…Katie picked me up…hung out and caught upbanged and passed out (started kitchen -> bedroom)