De Charmoy Estate Guest House (B&B)
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... as it was separate from the ANC
and attempted to minimize damage to humans as much as possible.
For his efforts in leading the ANC when they were banned
Luthuli was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1960, making him the first African
to claim the honor. The Luthuli house still stands with much of the original
furniture including the bench that Luthuli and Robert Kennedy sat on in 1966
when Kennedy visited the banned ANC leader.
... lightning shooting across the sky. It was awesome, but slowed us down considerably. There was a sense of nervousness with us because South Africa has one of the worst rates of deadly car accidents in the world, and it's because taxi drivers are complete idiots. Nothing was to stop one of these guys flying up behind us as wreaking havoc. We continued on through PaulPietersburg (I cracked a joke that they couldn't decide to name the town after someone named Paul ...
... and it didn’t seem to matter at all. But a funny thing happened, the dance floor crowded up a bit with people coming to join the crazy white people who were flopping like headless chickens (my assumption, not actual words shared). The people who came up to me and talked amidst the dancing were overjoyed that we were willing to get up there and there was definitely an uninhibited feeling in what we were doing. It was a euphoric experience that came to an end quicker than it ...
... infected, whereas Jules just sat and moaned.
Upon Andy's return we sat in a mini fan fest watching live music, before getting 'interviewed' live on the loudspeakers... however the girl in charge of the mic mistook 'Jules' for 'juice' and proceeded to call him juice, however in the confusion we hadn't heard her, so when she asked Jules what flavour he was, we all shouted back 'chocolate', which was greeted with a frown... chocolate juice?!
... the main things to do during the days at CROW - feeding the animals, cleaning cages etc; there was still plenty of time where we weren't doing much but it's marvellous how you can drag things out if you need to. The big devil geese (very good Susan - liked your titles very much!!) were still causing me problems but it was quite fun trying to find ways to distract them to bring in food. In fact one day I was so good at it that ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsDe Charmoy Estate Guest House (B&B) Umhlanga Rocks
though a bit out of the way. I chose it from the net cos I thought it close to the airport, I guess it was but if you arrive early as we did and decide to go to the nearest Mall it is a trifle costly taxi wise.
Room was excellent and breakfast great.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.