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Knysna

SOUTH AFRICA | Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | Views [720]

And so we arrived in Knysna (pronounced Nyzna). The drizzly rain we had driving here cleared up and the afternoon was dry, although still cloudy. Arriving at Jembjo’s hostel, we put our bags in the dorm and headed out to see the sights. This is ... Read more >

Tags: art, artists, backpacking, baz bus, fishing, harbour, knysna, pick n pay, pledge


Coffee Bay

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 23 Mar 2013 | Views [2291] | Comments [1]

Many petrol stations on the major routes in South Africa are a hive of activity and meeting/drop off points. Baz Bus collected us from Mantis and Moon and dropped us at a station at Mthatha where bags and weary travellers were loaded onto a shuttle taxi ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, baz bus, beach, beach huts, campfire, chill out, coffee bay, coffee shack, transkei


Durban

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 16 Mar 2013 | Views [544] | Comments [1]

Sunny Durban, the main city in Kwazulu-Natal is home to around 4 million people and a multitude of nationalities and for us, a compulsory one night stop. All today’s drop offs were scheduled for South Beach and ours was the first hostel. Driving ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, baz bus, bunny chow, durban, happy hippo, hostels, natal, sharks, ushaka marine, world cup stadium


Pretoria to the Northern Drakensberg

SOUTH AFRICA | Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | Views [1033]

Today begins my road journey of over 2,000km that will take me from Pretoria to Durban and along the coast to Cape Town.   The 1322 Backpackers hostel in Pretoria was my first taste of hostel life and I arrived yesterday to a warm welcome from ... Read more >

Tags: 2, ampitheatre, backpacking, baz bus, castle beer, cost to coast, drakensberg, hostels, pretoria, tugela falls


Reflections of a Volunteer

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 2 Mar 2013 | Views [514]

Almost a week without rain now and yet the sky has held promise of it today. Heavy dark clouds have rimmed the mountains around our valley, only to be blown away on the wind. The breeze is welcome but the heat of the last few days is beginning to feel ... Read more >

Tags: africa, backpacking, bambelela, baz bus route, kittens, lions, monkeys, volunteering


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