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. ...

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 ...

Weird Happenings on the Wild Coast, Chinsta West, South Africa travel blog

Weird Happenings on the Wild Coast

A travel blog entry by afrikanskies

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... Coast. It was another day of colossal contrasts: a morning traverse over Naude’s Nek (the highest mountain pass in South Africa), followed by a brief lunchtime visit to Mandela’s non-descript hometown of Mthaha, rounded off by an afternoon of ...

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 ...

Inkwenkwezi - the animals love me..., Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

Inkwenkwezi - the animals love me...

A travel blog entry by amylewis

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We were taken into Inkwenkwezi game reserve our third day and shown to our tents. These things are on stilts way up off the ground looking into the reserve. We were warned on the first night that in no circumstances should we walk round the reserve ...

one foot in the transkei, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

one foot in the transkei

A travel blog entry by zammer

Still in Cintsa .. So, Transkei is a region along the south-east coast of South Africa, it's a former "homeland" (i.e. reservation) for the Xhosa people, and is reportedly one of the most beautiful and interesting regions of the country. Cintsa where I am ...

must ... go ..... on ........, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

must ... go ..... on ........

A travel blog entry by zammer

Vengeful gods are making it really REALLY hard for me to leave this place. It's already been over a week since I got here. This place is beautiful and a lot of fun and I love the people I've got to meet; I feel very comfortable here. Today was going to ...

More fun stuff, Cintsa, Wild Coast, South Africa travel blog

More fun stuff

A travel blog entry by amylewis

Been a bit delayed in my updates recently as I have email access only at the weekends and last weekend we visited Ado the Elephant park so apologies. The part was amazing with over 400 hundred elephants with whole herds of them crossing the road the ...

What a week!, Cintsa, South Africa travel blog

What a week!

A travel blog entry by amylewis

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What a week! Monday we woke to more heavy rain so had a lecture on animal behavior from one of the reserve owners then went ring barking in the afternoon still in the rain which was weired because I could have easily been in glengarriff in my ...

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