Braeside Guest House

269 Chelmsford Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 2004, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Durban

Battlefields tour

A travel blog entry by deniseandted on Feb 28, 2014

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... and the imperialists.

Ron told us the Afrikaaners had already arrived in SA as disenfranchised. Over 200 years they developed a resilience and strength that meant they were natural fighters. The Brits showed lack of readiness and committed several tactical blunders, even though their numbers far outweighed the Boer (pronounced Bwaar) and the sympathisers (Uitlanders included German, Russians.) Anyway, that’s all in the history books, ...

ARE THEY GRATEFUL OR INSULTED?

A travel blog entry by ouryearinafrica on Aug 01, 2013

1 comment, 1 photo

... 8 loaves of bread into Jam sandwiches and cutting up 6 bags of apples. Once done I met up with dad and off we went.
The clinic is in a very poor area, surrounded by informal settlements and people everywhere. We headed into the clinic to offer food. It's a really unsettling experience feeling like you're their to help, you make the food, you put your energy into it, you go out to this clinic and you offer food, it seems simple, but until your ...

Seeing a bit of the Real Africa

A travel blog entry by cats-adventures on Jun 24, 2013

8 photos

... They are not allowed to spend money on the gift they present. Then families will discuss and the boys family will put together an imbola which is a certain number of cows to 'pay' for the girl. The number of cows depends on whether the girl is a virgin or not: 11 cows for a virgin, 9-10 for not! Then they will get married."

This seemed like such a nice way for it to work and it turned out she had given a bracelet to a boy and the families were discussing ...

How many wrongs make a right?

A travel blog entry by shellpom on Feb 29, 2012

... Once over the moat into this palace of pain and personal trainers, one is subjected to an entirely rebranded dimension. "How do you move?" the staff greet me. “Excuse me?” I politely reply, assuming that I have heard incorrectly. Apparently there is nothing wrong with my hearing, I am merely being subjected to the belief that indescribable wealth can buy one a new set of grammar rules. Now I will forgive the chatty signage 'Need a ...

Durban

A travel blog entry by zigdog1 on Jul 25, 2011

12 photos

... and body boarding and a whole wing of Roxy, Billibong, Quiksilver, Volcom and even a Channel Islands surfboard store – what is this, Orange County???

After our pickup, we were driven around town a bit by our driver, down the beach drive to the Point (don’t walk around here) to downtown past the harbor and marina areas, through downtown (don’t walk around here) to ...

Location

This hotel, located on 269 Chelmsford Road, Durban, is near uShaka Marine World, Mitchell Park, Nambiti Game Conservancy, and The Spa on Fairway.
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