Later we went to dinner with Luke Angels, Director of African Angels Tours. We dined at Café Extrablatt for the first time and it has become me and my flatmates most favorite place to eat!
After dinner we were escorted by Kay-Lin Hermanus and her friend Amy to experience the night life of Cape Town. When I’m home in America, I don’t go out for the night life; never was something I enjoyed doing. I decided to go; just for the experience, to see how it was. Remember, I’m out here experiencing and this was the experience for the day. We caught a taxi to Long Street, which is a major street located in the City Bowl section of Cape Town. It is famous as a bohemian hang out and the street is lined with many book stores, various ethnic restaurants and bars. Some of the clubs we barhopped to were Abantu Lodge & Backpacker, Bob’s and The Dubliner (to name a few). At one of the clubs, we met a guy that was from Chicago and man he had that “Dougie” down; he was jamming! In my opinion, it was pretty much the same as it was home; no one asks others to dance. If they dance, they dance with the people they came with or by themselves; which is why I never understood the purpose of going out. Again in my opinion, it’s more like a meat market, where people come out just to check each other out. Different country, same concept.