Tag Archives: V & A Hotel

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 58 of Level 1, 27 November 2021


Saturday 27 November 2021, Day 58 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a cool grey wintery day, feeling colder than the 19C forecast for today, with a little rain this evening and drizzle at times; for posting for each of my clients this morning; for a catch up snooze this afternoon; for being able to assist my German tourists in planning their next 7 days here, after they heard last night that their Qatar flight back home was cancelled for today 😱, so I went to see them at the V&A Hotel, and they chose to go to Paternoster for the next few days, I booking them the Strandloper Hotel and negotiating a better rate for them, getting one night free, where after we Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journey, Day 54 of Level 1, 23 November 2021


Tuesday 23 November 2021, Day 54 of Level 1. 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a day with a difference, with a 4h30 start, cramming in a day full of work until I left home at 10h00; for proudly wearing my Tourist Badge for the first time; for my first Tourist Guiding in 19 months, fetching German couple Cornelia and Wolfgang from the V&A Hotel and walking towards the city centre through a very quiet Silo District, they having a glass of bubbly at Utopia, showing them the wonderful 15th floor view and giving them an overview of ‘my Cape Town’ from the map of our city; for a walk through Bo Kaap, still very quiet, only seeing one tourist group at Atlas Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 37 of Level 1, 6 November 2021


Saturday 6 November 2021, Day 37 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a mixed day of energy and of relaxation; for a cool day of 19C; for a light traffic drive to Harvest Culture Eaterie at Tyger Falls Waterfront for a Status meeting, served my favorite Dilmah Earl Grey tea with a slice of their newest Baked Cheesecake cake addition, so beautifully presented; for getting a Business Card designed at Wizardz in the Waterfront, using a special, realizing that for what I do I need a card, mine being at least 3 years out of date; for a shock discovery of the sign of the times that CNA and the Post Office have closed down in the Waterfront, although the post boxes are Continue reading →

V&A Waterfront celebrates 30th anniversary, SA’s Top tourist attraction!


The V & A Waterfront has issued a commemorative issue of its Winter 2021 magazine to honour ‘30 years of hope, connection and the best of the V & A’.

It is a reflection on the history of the establishment of the Waterfront in 1990 as well as its growing expansion and development, the harbour area which has become South Africa’s most popular tourist attraction. Continue reading →