DCF130512: Dunes, Deltas & Falls - May 12, 2013

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Re: DCF130512: Dunes, Deltas & Falls - May 12, 2013

Postby julie_at » Wed May 01, 2013 2:08 pm

This is the tour i'm doing: http://www.africanbluetours.com/cape-duet/
It combines the cape, Pinguins and some wine tasting in stellenbosch
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Re: DCF130512: Dunes, Deltas & Falls - May 12, 2013

Postby rjeavons » Thu May 02, 2013 4:38 pm

Hey all,

That tour looks good Ray, I 'm going to sign up today or tomorrow for the May 12 tour. Should be a good time.

Rachel
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Re: DCF130512: Dunes, Deltas & Falls - May 12, 2013

Postby melb_guy » Thu May 02, 2013 11:22 pm

I might look into that tour Julie. Although I think I'll leave all my tour bookings until I am there. I just go with the flow and take it easy. I couldn't do the tour on the 12th though.

I'd be down for a sunset cruise or really anything in the evenings. Whether dinner, drinks, both or something else. Depends what people are into and feel like doing in the days before hitting the road. I understand the waterfront is more happening at night, so if anyone goes down there in the evening. I'm more than happy to meet up.


Oh and good news everyone getting their early, Justin Beiber is playing cape town on the 8th!
lol

I so hope the 'lol' is enough to indicate that's a joke.
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Re: DCF130512: Dunes, Deltas & Falls - May 12, 2013

Postby julie_at » Fri May 03, 2013 2:50 am

Hi Brendan, i guess your Hotel is perfectly located around the V&A waterfront. Will def make my Way down there.We should def. meet up for dinner & drinks. Despite the tour i've booked i have nothing planned. Just want to wander around and chill. I guess the table Mountain is a must and probably check out the beach in Camps bay. But will take it easy
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Re: DCF130512: Dunes, Deltas & Falls - May 12, 2013

Postby rayh » Fri May 03, 2013 3:08 pm

Looking back at everyone's arrival date, I now know why Brendan is arriving on the 8th and why I don't arrive until the 9th...kidding

Anyways, I booked the tour on the 12th, so hopefully Rachel and Ulrika are on that.

Julie, if you do join Brendan in the waterfront, let me know.

I also have nothing planned for most evenings, so if you guys do any evening strolls or dinner & drinks, keep me posted.
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Re: DCF130512: Dunes, Deltas & Falls - May 12, 2013

Postby julie_at » Sat May 04, 2013 4:43 am

Hi ray& rachel, lets meet up for dinner & drinks on friday. I shall be back @ the hotel by 6pm. We could go down to the waterfront. And maybe meet up with Brendan as well. It's a friday night so we can explore the nightlife together ;)

Have a save trip everyone! See you in cape town shortly ;)
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Re: DCF130512: Dunes, Deltas & Falls - May 12, 2013

Postby rjeavons » Sun May 05, 2013 10:51 am

Hey All,

Ray - The tour company just e-mailed me back saying that they can't fit me in on the 12th for the tour. So i'm going to sign up to do it on the 11th. I understand if you don't want to switch days!

Julie - unfortunately my flight doesn't get in until 9:30pm on Friday night so I won't be able to meet for drinks. But Saturday night!?

Ahhhh so excited!

Rachel
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Re: DCF130512: Dunes, Deltas & Falls - May 12, 2013

Postby ulrika.a » Sun May 05, 2013 10:57 am

Hey everyone!
Too bad! then i won't be able to take that tour either. I will check out the availability on the tour your taking julie, hopefully there will be places left!
I'm also up for food and drinks on saturday! :)
Gaah just a few days left now, can't wait!

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Re: DCF130512: Dunes, Deltas & Falls - May 12, 2013

Postby rayh » Sun May 05, 2013 1:29 pm

Rachel - You are a trooper, arriving in the evening and heading out on a tour the following day...I will look into switching the tours...hopefully it isn't too much of a hassle.

Is anyone bringing any form of electronic device for communication? I know Brendan mentioned he'd have a cell. I'm going to bring my iPad and will likely monitor this forum until just before the official tour. If someone will have email capabilities, PM me for my email and we can figure out meet up times.

Hmm...should probably considering packing soon haha...see you guys soon!
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Re: DCF130512: Dunes, Deltas & Falls - May 12, 2013

Postby rjeavons » Sun May 05, 2013 8:46 pm

Yes! Need to start packing!

Ray - If you could change tour dates that would be great. Let me know how that goes.

I'm planning on bring my iPad as well. I was trying to decide between my cell and the iPad but since I won't be able to use 4G anyway I think the iPad will be more convenient. I heard that some of the camp sites have internet too.

Rachel
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Re: DCF130512: Dunes, Deltas & Falls - May 12, 2013

Postby melb_guy » Mon May 06, 2013 12:25 am

Packing is such a pain. There's actually a fair bit to take, so knowing where and what to cut back on is hard. I should probably finalize my bag as I'll be flying out in 17 hours....

My bag would be a lot easier to pack with out a friggin' sleeping back in it. That's for sure.

I'm taking my phone and a laptop. I made a short thread about the laptop here. viewtopic.php?f=2&t=24598

Apparently there should be wi-fi ever few days. I will definitely have wifi in cape town though. Once we're there and get the lay of the land, it might be easier to say, 'meet 7pm at______' I can post on here once I'm there.


I might look at joining that tour on the 11th also.

Also, to more important matters. What's everyone's plan for catching the remaining 4 episodes of Game of Thrones while on the trip?
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Re: DCF130512: Dunes, Deltas & Falls - May 12, 2013

Postby rayh » Mon May 06, 2013 10:48 am

Rachel & whoever else signs up for the tour on the 11th- If anyone else read my post before this edit, oops...but I switched to May 11th...after being an idiot...
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Re: DCF130512: Dunes, Deltas & Falls - May 12, 2013

Postby melb_guy » Mon May 06, 2013 2:52 pm

Leaving in a few hours! How exciting!
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Re: DCF130512: Dunes, Deltas & Falls - May 12, 2013

Postby rjeavons » Mon May 06, 2013 3:35 pm

Great! I'm happy you switched to the 11th. And Brendan, the more the merrier!

Have a safe flight everyone and see you in a few days.

Rachel
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Re: DCF130512: Dunes, Deltas & Falls - May 12, 2013

Postby jen268 » Wed May 08, 2013 3:25 am

Hey all,

sorry that it took me so long to get back to you but going on holidays for 3 1/2 weeks leaves a lot of things to be organized at work. ;)
I'm staying at The B.I.G in Cape Town and arrive on Friday around 11:15am. So I would be up for food and drinks on Friday or Saturday evening. I'll probably bring my phone so I'll be able to check my messages here.

Looking forward to meet you all! :)

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