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TravelPod Member ReviewsAnchor'S Rest Umhlanga Rocks
3 nights. Very reasonably priced and friendly hosting from owners and staff. Excellent location in umhlanga. Highly recommended.
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We have made it to Durban! The drive was predictably eventful. The N2 in the trans kei is renowned for being a crazy road, but it is the only link from East London to Durban. Testament to this is that the first 360km up to port shepston take about 6 hours and the last 140km to Umhlanga (just north of Durbs, where we are staying) just over an hour! …
... off to see the elephants at Thanda Wildlife Park,the cheetahs and markets along the way! This was such good fun, lots of music (not african radio p.s), some getting lost and having to ask directions and making our little car Sparky turn into a 4wd. The elephants aware absolutely AMAZING, so beautiful and the most gentle and lovely creatures you will ever see. The size though....far out so huge! Our elephant interaction included being able to put ...
... restaurant and had a vegetable curry, the waiter asked if I wanted mild, medium or hot and I asked how hot was hot, he said very hot so I went for medium. When he asked how my meal was I said it wasn't that spicy so he gave me a green sauce which added spice, lovely and herby. Beans, broccoli, carrot, mushroom an sweet potato in curry. Yum. So full. Back to hotel. Spent hours uploading photos to blog but all done except for yesterday and today's entries. Bed 10.45!! Check out ...
... Glenn decided to get a coffee after dinner tonight I realised a kettle would had been another smart purchase. So along with a set of sheets I somehow forgot and few other minor things like tongs (which we realised as we cooked the braii tonight) I will head back again to the shops tomorrow to hopefully finish getting the essentials so I get to organising our new little home. But I have to say, as I lay in my new bed, in my new little home, I don't remember ...
... as well from that goal (those of us who have it) and TK is all about bringing people into the heart of the township and integrating the cultures. He was sad to hear that I had been steered away from walking through certain areas of the city. These are places that can be dangerous, but the sheer act of a white person walking through them begins to break down the expectations on both sides of the racial lines. Can the township be a dangerous place? I imagine it can be, but every day ...