Travel Blogs from Cintsa, South Africa

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Sabati - Cintsa, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

Sabati - Cintsa

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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 Well, looks like I finally made it. I'm at South Africa, 35 kilometers from Chintsa, the little beach village I told you about last time I was here. It's land inwards, the Komgha area, near the Sabati river. Very remote and secluded, a ...

mixed feelings, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

mixed feelings

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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... when we were stuck somewhere no-one had a problem with getting the pliers and cutting pieces of wire out of the nearest fence. Funny, no?  Well, this is South Africa, a land of contradictions. Mixed feelings? Might just come with the ...

cintsa, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

cintsa

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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... but also meaning I will not have to wonder about the next bed or meal. I am told it will be hot, hmm, well, I'm in Africa, ain't I? After that I intend to make my way to Durban, Amanzimtoti, to visit the children I was working with last year. Then slowly ...

Cintsa, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

Cintsa

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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... to bad-mouth East London and rave about Cintsa as if it was heaven on earth we ended up at Buccaneers Lodge and Backpacker's, Cintsa. I immediately knew we had made the right choice or rather took the right advice. It sits on the hill, lodges half buried ...

good bokkies, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

good bokkies

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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... not being here in time or at all. We seem to have lost quite a few of the Brazilian girls......   Well, this is Africa, where nothing goes as expected or planned. Let go and enjoy the ride.   Looking forward to seeing the two little bokkies. ...

Buccaneer's Backpackers, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

Buccaneer's Backpackers

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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Cinsta, Cinsta, South Africa travel blog

Cinsta

A travel blog entry by myjob

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After driving for 4 hours we finally made it to Buccaneers Backpackers in Cinsta. As we drove around the bend it was evident we had hit the jackpot. The property is nestled in the forest along the Wild Coast with a breathtaking view of the ocean. ...

Stop, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

Stop

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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I am seeing the most amazing pink and red sunrises here. It seems I wake up at exactly the right time every morning to enjoy the peace of the sun lighting up the cloud formations over the vast blue ocean. The birds here range from metallic blues to ...

Butter Sir, Cintsa/East London, South Africa travel blog

Butter Sir

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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Have been spending my days working working and hum,lets see what else...yes working. When I am not sorting out the backpackers as the front desk person, I have been pretty intent on resting as much as possible. Listen, I have to vent. I am so sick of ...

Hopped up on goofballs, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

Hopped up on goofballs

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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On my one year anniversary, I was still feeling quite sick so I woke up and ate a bunch of fresh papaya, grapefruit, pineapple and oranges. Then I lazed around until it was time to go horseback riding, still feeling under the weather but hoping that the ...

Observations, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

Observations

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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Frozen hot sun Burning cold moon Harden soft clouds Midnight meets noon Footsteps melting shadowed sand Broken money heavied hands Advance still wave hills Retreat move crest oceans Lifetime a moment Fast forward slow motion Slice two ...

Starring Special Guest Matt, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

Starring Special Guest Matt

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... was in Cape Town but we didn't meet up until the Garden Route. He was riding his bike along the coast of Africa until he got stuck in Cintsa working as a bartender...well, they had another Matt from Canada working as the bartender for the last 4 years. I ...

My new South African family, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

My new South African family

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... here for a few weeks. They came and picked me up three times over the last week treating me to the most sumptuous South Africa fare. Andrew ,Christiaan, and Johann (I am a dwarf next to their towering frames), were so polite and gentlemanlike always ...

Cintsa, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

Cintsa

A travel blog entry by daveandnat

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chilling out in cinsta, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

chilling out in cinsta

A travel blog entry by peskymonkey

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Update for the guys who helped me fundraise, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

Update for the guys who helped me fundraise

A travel blog entry by amylewis

Think I may have got carried away with all the calamities I have been expeiencing and have forgotten to give an update to all yoiu lovely people who helped me fundraise in relation to the work I have been doing. So here it is: Wildlife Conservation I ...

An unscheduled stop, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

An unscheduled stop

A travel blog entry by alandrach

The morning leaving Coffee Bay was hectic. We had booked a place on the shuttle to Mthatha and were told it would leave at midday but when we went to check out just after 10.30 we were told the shuttle had already gone. We weren't the only ones though as ...

My Christmas Safari, Chintsa, South Africa travel blog

My Christmas Safari

A travel blog entry by maia

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I got dropped off by some random local transport car, and walked up the gate.  I feel like it is safe to say that nobody has ever walked in to the game reserve (well not overnight guests at any rate).   I made my way down the muddy road to ...

Community Development - Sports, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

Community Development - Sports

A travel blog entry by amylewis

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Schools Project - Netball. Finally got the go ahead from the project leader to help out at the sports initiative aspect of the schools project. (It has been a real problem getting them to coordinate the conservation and schools aspect). This entailed ...

Buccaneers Backpackers, Cintsa, Wild Coast, South Africa travel blog

Buccaneers Backpackers

A travel blog entry by anneowens

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... to see what the sea has done to the rock. ----------- Buccaneers in Cintas has the reputation of being the 'best backpackers in South Africa' (we think this is something put about by them!). It is indeed a very nice place, recommended to us by many ...

Wild Coast, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

Wild Coast

A travel blog entry by roli

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... , kuehle Materie und habe mich daher lediglich auf das Zuschauen beschraenkt. Sah faszinierend aus! Mittlerweile bin ich in Cintsa angekommen, noch weiter oestlich und die Natur wird immer wilder und unberuehrter. Gruene Walder soweit das Auge reicht. ...

Rhino Poo is enormous Mandy but buffalo is bigger, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

Rhino Poo is enormous Mandy but buffalo is bigger

A travel blog entry by amylewis

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On Wednesday the weather finally cleared up to a scorching day - hurray! We did even more vegetation work and spent the afternoon looking after the horses. There are 25 and only 9 are broken. Rodger has responsibility for them as well as the volunteers ...

I don't want to leave the Wild Coast:(!!, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

I don't want to leave the Wild Coast:(!!

A travel blog entry by jaimegirl

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... this area-and even if I try, it will not truly do it justice. I am now staying in the coastal town of Cintsa, at Buccaneers Backpackers. The place is superb and would recommend it to backpackers (and other travelers)coming through the area. Wild Coast. ...

Bucks - my home away from home!, Chintsa, South Africa travel blog

Bucks - my home away from home!

A travel blog entry by maia

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... beautiful beach. Another day there was a volleyball tournament followed by a braii (which is as far as I can tell the main aspect of South African culture – it is like a BBQ, but over an open fire). The morning I met Bam and Romi we were on a ...

Chilling out in Cintsa, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

Chilling out in Cintsa

A travel blog entry by domjonna

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After Port St. Johns, we left for another town on the Wild Coast, Cintsa. We stayed in a very nice resort and just chilled out for a couple of days on the beach. The waves were big and swimming in them was a lot of fun! Our stay in Cintsa was pleasant ...

Thinking of applying for South African citizenship, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

Thinking of applying for South African citizenship

A travel blog entry by jojoportobello

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Hello folks! Blog time again…. I'm officially a fan of South Africa, it’s stunning.  So far I’ve been hiking in the Drakensberg (think New Zealand and Lord of the Rings); wandered through the Indian quarter if hot and sticky ...

Most amazing day of my life, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

Most amazing day of my life

A travel blog entry by amylewis

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Thursday was one of the most amazing days of my life. We went to the big cat breeding center. All big cats that have been hand reared ready for game reserves like ours. Although they are predominately tame the instinct to hunt doesn't go away apparently ...

Buccaneers is the place to be.., Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

Buccaneers is the place to be..

A travel blog entry by amylewis

Quickly writing this email hoping the computer does not crash again. I am here safe and well. Arrived to two days of torrential rain like you would not believe but managed to keep my spirits high by meeting the people on the conservation and schools ...

Chinsta, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

Chinsta

A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen

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My stay in Chinsta was short but enjoyable.  I only was there for about a day, but enjoyed its views of the river and the beach.  The backpacker prepared a Saturday night 3-course traditional African dinner that was pretty good.  I awoke ...

Cape Town to the Wild Coast (wk 2), Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

Cape Town to the Wild Coast (wk 2)

A travel blog entry by jimbarnard

SOUTH AFRICA 2 WEEKS IN (CAPE TOWN TO THE WILD COAST) Had my fill of Cape Town and headed on up the coast with the baz Bus (a transit van which picks up backpackers from lodges and ferries them about the place).  I had heard that the Garden Route ...

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