Province of the Western Cape Warnings and Dangers

  • Warnings and Dangers
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  • Warnings and Dangers
    by jo104
  • Warnings and Dangers
    by jo104

Province of the Western Cape Warnings and Dangers

  • Areas to avoid

    Cape Town Warnings and Dangers

    I've been living in Cape Town from may to june 2013 and none of the things many mention here happened to me. I drove by night, stopped at robots, walk by myself in the dark and nothing, really nothing of this happened. I'm really surprised of what's written here. I've met only gentle people always ready to help in case of need and never asking me...

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  • Crime - theft

    Cape Town Warnings and Dangers

    I went to Cape Town in the Summer. It's a beautiful place and I recommend it. We travelled, After a week in Cape Town, to visit friends in Nelspruit In which we drove to Cape Town Airport, Flew To Johannesburg And Drove to Nelspruit. While we were there some friends warned us about the Police there, And Couple of things happened, proving them...

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  • Safety at night

    Cape Town Warnings and Dangers

    A travel companion was robbed of her cellphone in Long Street, late on a Friday Night. She decided to walk home to the Ashanti Backbackers ahead of us because she was tired from the days activities. Although Cape Town is a truly spectacular city to visit, it isn't very safe (or as much fun) to split from the group at night. We enjoyed our trip...

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  • Driving / Car safety

    Cape Town Warnings and Dangers

    We landed in Cape Town and picked up our car rental. The rental agent told us to take the N2 west then the M3 south to our destination in Kalk Bay. It would take an hour to get there. Instead, as we looked at the map, the more logical route was to take the M22 south to the R310 west and we would be there quicker. OMG!!! That was a really, really...

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  • Begging

    In some areas begging is prolific. There is high unemployment and a genuine need most of the time. But this is impossible to distinguish, and for me, my safety is important.They are everywhere you go, especially at traffic lights. Most people drive with their window up, especially at night, as some of the people begging get quite cloooooose...Just...

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  • Shark awareness whilst surfing or...

    In the last few years, the occurances of sharks coming close to the shore has quadrupled.When we last stayed in Fish Hoek we heard the shark sirens go off four times in ONE day!They are coming in close to the shore where the bathers are, something they usually do not do.There are no shark nets and swimmers are reliant on the shark spotters sitting...

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  • Weddings not a good idea in July!

    I got married in Cape Town end October many moons ago... and even then, the weather was mild and fine, with blue skies, not summery! But sometimes there can be quite a bit of wind, which is a chance we took. Thankfully there wasn't any!I completely understand a desire to get married in Cape Town, there are beautiful chapels, beaches, wine estates...

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