Travel Blogs from Durban, South Africa

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Durban Aquarium, a curry and back to reality, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Durban Aquarium, a curry and back to reality

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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... my warthog bottle opener were stolen from my luggage after it had been checked in at the airport. Like all countries previously South Africa held it's own charms and like it's predecessors it was unique and fascinating. It was very western in some ...

Lightning Never Strikes Twice, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Lightning Never Strikes Twice

A travel blog entry by jmo

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Leaving India we were off for our longest journey yet as our ticket routed us Mumbai-Bangkok-Hong Kong-Jo'burg-Cape Town, South Africa. Initially Jan and I considered this route to be nothing more than an out of the way layover. If going east to go west ...

Durban - Burn, rain, rain, rain., Durban, South Africa travel blog

Durban - Burn, rain, rain, rain.

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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Mention Durban to any South African and be prepared to hear the warnings, rightly so. Still a vibrant and exciting city but it doesn't feel as safe as it did last time I was here. We hear the Golden Mile is newly named 'Muggers Mile', great! Our hostel, ...

Third Largest City, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Third Largest City

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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We have found a beach condo (3 bedrooms, 3 baths with a deck over looking the ocean) about 30 minutes north of Durban. We have made this our "base" to visit the city, museums and parks in the area. The coast makes me think of southern California with the ...

Durban and Lots of very big scary animals, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Durban and Lots of very big scary animals

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... it through the pre-packing, re-packing, re-packing and re-packing again... frantic good byes and onto the plane and to Durban, South Africa. What a relief to finally set off and have everything done! In Durban we were treated to a very cheap but extra ...

Dlinza forest, a braii and a hippo, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Dlinza forest, a braii and a hippo

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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Click here for all Zululand photos All back into the car for the trip down to Durban, but first a visit to Dlinza Forest. A very nice place with lush jungle vegetation. First we did some very cool canopy walk that took us up above the huge ...

Day4-8: Durban-Port Elizabeth, Durban/Pt Edward/Pt St Johns/Pt Elizabeth, South Africa travel blog

Day4-8: Durban-Port Elizabeth

A travel blog entry by pauldwade

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... which was quiet and chilled in the day was completely different at night, very surreal....after travelling thousands of miles to South Africa I was confronted by a load of drunk Scotsmen! It's one of those places where everyone just goes to get ...

Dragon Mountain, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Dragon Mountain

A travel blog entry by vicki

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... of mountains which runs along the border with the little country of Lesotho which is totally surrounded by South Africa. We set off from Durban early in the morning, and arrived at our overnight stop near Underberg, in the Southern Drakensberg about ...

Durban. It's time to talk about TB, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Durban. It's time to talk about TB

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... to contracting other illnesses. HIV works in this way, and over 70% of all people infected globally with HIV and TB are in South Africa. Therefore, if we can quantify how much of the TB infection is a result of the bovine strain it may be possible to ...

Durban, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Durban

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... we took it slow and arrived here in one piece (or 2 !?!). We are staying in a really nice hostel in the northern suburb of Durban called Umgeni, its small and is just like a home, well it is the owners home and they rent out rooms. We have the caravan ...

Enjoying the SUN, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Enjoying the SUN

A travel blog entry by shellby

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... at. My dental surgery went well on Friday. I was a bit out of it for the day, but everything is now sorted! Good ol' South African medical - can't be beaten. We were up at 5:30am today and were at Haslemere Dam by 7am. Craig's brother's girlfriend has a ...

Full moon rising over the ocean, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Full moon rising over the ocean

A travel blog entry by shellby

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... . Here they enjoyed dining on calamari and langoustines. The setting was superb as chefs braaied fresh fish out in the open balmy Durban evening. From there they made their way to Zeta Bar where Chanelle was fortunate enough to run into a number of old ...

Day2-3 - Joburg and Durban, Joburgh/Durban, South Africa travel blog

Day2-3 - Joburg and Durban

A travel blog entry by pauldwade

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... SA and i've bought a sim card so I have a mobile number which can receive text messages: 072 318 0067 - can't remember what the South Africa code is so you'll have to check that... Tomorrow I plan to get the BazBus again to a place called Port Edward ...

Scenery is here, Wish you were beautiful, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Scenery is here, Wish you were beautiful

A travel blog entry by shellby

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... , nestled in the foot of scenic mountainous surroundings, it was the perfect place to appreciate one of the true beauties of South Africa. As you will see in the photographs one of the features close to the resort was natural rapid flowing river in ...

Last day in Durbs, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Last day in Durbs

A travel blog entry by shellby

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Our flight out of Durban was at 14h50 and we spent the final morning with our families. We started out early and met Dirk and Sandy at The Deck restaurant along the beach-front for breakfast. Being Easter Sunday there was a hive of activity ...

Another day at the dam, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Another day at the dam

A travel blog entry by shellby

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Sunday was an early start once again as we headed out to Haslemere Dam for more fun in the sun. Upon entering the site, we were greeted by Zebra laying in the early morning shade. This was too much for Chanelle who opted to take some photos while I ...

Durban, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Durban

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Made it to Sunny South Africa!, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Made it to Sunny South Africa!

A travel blog entry by shellby

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Safe and sound in Sunny South Africa! We had a trouble free flight from London to Madrid and then on to JHB International. The temp when we left London was -2 degrees c and when landing in SA it was 30 degrees! After two nights in Pretoria, we ...

Surfing and Rugby, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Surfing and Rugby

A travel blog entry by shellby

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This was to be the second rugby game I'd take Jared to. This time we were sat in the stands and accompanied by my brother Sean, Cheyenne, Jennifer, Chanelle and her dad Dirk. It was also one of the most appalling displays of rugby I'd ever seen, unless ...

Heading for Durban, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Heading for Durban

A travel blog entry by shellby

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... congestion of rush hour. We did manage to make it on time though and check ourselves into our Kulula flight down to Durban. Being a budget airline, passengers are required to purchase food and drink on board. We managed to make the flight down to ...

INANDA DAM, Durban, South Africa travel blog

INANDA DAM

A travel blog entry by shellby

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... had spent the previous evening out together it was pretty early - in order to make the most of yet another beautiful day in sunny South Africa. Craig and Jared were already down at Garvies beach on the Bluff, so we headed out in Tammy's car in hot pursuit ...

"naw, naw, she buy beads...you buy ganja!"

A travel blog entry by cdrewitz

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... ) and Kevan was the fortunate one to head into the police station with the driver to witness the event. We arrived in Durban without any more accidents and are currenly relaxing in an internet cafe after a gruelling day spend on the beach and browsing ...

Easter and out on my own, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Easter and out on my own

A travel blog entry by asconners

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... to my i-pod for the whole day. it's annoying to be so much of a tourist, but i have listened to local advice and south africa isn't the place to be cruising alone solo on public transportation. it's a bad idea for a lot of reasons. since i am paying ...

Jul- och nyarsfirande, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Jul- och nyarsfirande

A travel blog entry by helenavirgin

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... harlig dag! Jag har traffat pa tre skojiga medicinstudenter fran KI har i mitt kvarter. De har tagit langsemester och kommit till Durban foratt lara sig surfa. Vi har grillat en handfull ganger de senaste tva veckorna. Jag ar fortfarande for trott for att ...

Back to durbs again, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Back to durbs again

A travel blog entry by kwant

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Visite d'un parc pour un safari, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Visite d'un parc pour un safari

A travel blog entry by daniel100

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... habitats naturel. Je dois avouer que c’est très impressionnant. C’est tout de même un petit parc qui est prêt de Durban seulement une heure pour se rendre. Je suis certain Raymond que le genre de safari que j’ai fait n’a rien ...

Intensiven, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Intensiven

A travel blog entry by helenavirgin

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Saubonani! En period pa IVA (Intensivvardsavdelningen) och narkosen som varit hektisk. Gjort blandat dag- och nattpass. Det ar pa natterna det hander. Nya patienter rullar in, oftast fran operationefter att ha atgardat skador eller div. svara ...

The bilen, Durban, South Africa travel blog

The bilen

A travel blog entry by helenavirgin

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THE BILEN! Jag har bestamt mej for att kora har. Efter att ha overvagt kostnad, risk med att kora pa "fel" sida, risk att bli overfallen, ranad, kapad etc. - och efter att ha bett Jonas om lov - borjade jag leta efter passande karra. Derrick som ...

Catching up with Bert in Durban, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Catching up with Bert in Durban

A travel blog entry by daveandnat

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Malaria pills, Durban, South Africa travel blog

Malaria pills

A travel blog entry by hlady

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... a sunburn so bad that giant blisters have formed, you are supposed to avoid direct sunlight on the pills, not really possible in Africa. Another sufferer is babying his swollen feet, so bad it hurts to walk. They lower your immune system meaning we are ...

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