Castello Guest House

67 Castelyn Avenue, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Bloemfontein

Bloemfontein to Addo

A travel blog entry by bushmantours

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... at Middleburg and Roland took over driving duties.
Lunch stop with coffee and tea, rolls with cheese and sausage, biscuits and chocolate. Wine gums for dessert - we know how to live the high life!
Scenery now changed from the flat expanses of the Free State to the mountains of the Eastern Cape. Next road was N10.
Arrived ...

Bloemfontein and Kimberley

A travel blog entry by bushmantours

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... by the British during the "Scorched Earth" policy during the Boer War. This policy was instigated by Lord Kitchener to retaliate against farms where the Boer men had fought against the British. The farms were burnt and the women and children resettled in the camps. This prevented the Boer fighters being fed and restocked with provisions and ammunition from their home farms.

A drive across country to Kimberley was next. The countryside ...

Pounding Out the Miles (Kilometers)

A travel blog entry by origabe

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... we would have to go North first as there was another country, Lesotho, in the way. I had to pay extra on rental car insurance to travel outside SA, and opted not to take it. Even if I wanted to I would have had to take steep mountain roads which are not conducive to pounding out the miles (Oops ...

Relaxing in Bloemfontein

A travel blog entry by stevehumphreys

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So, it was back on a minibus for the two hour trip back to Bloemfontein. Since yesterday's journey had been so easy I was expecting the same for the way back, but this one took a bit longer. Ended up waiting over four hours for the minibus to fill up, quite a long wait in the blazing sun. Not really much to be done, beyond reading and trying to be patient.

Back in Bloemfontein I found a really nice place to stay, even if it was a little ...

A Leisurely Morning...Sort Of.

A travel blog entry by tanyaovea

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... traditional food and hear traditional music. The only part that frustrated my simple feminist mind that whenever food was served up until the 1800s, the men of the village were served first. I knew it was a custom, but having my focus be gender for the week, I could easily take that back to my group for conversation and talk about how this might have influenced current African culture. I enjoyed the village and the chance to learn a bit more, plus ...

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This hotel is located on 67 Castelyn Avenue, Bloemfontein.
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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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