The Palms Guesthouse

53 12th Avenue , Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 4001, South Africa | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 53 12th Avenue , Durban, is near uShaka Marine World, Mitchell Park, Nambiti Game Conservancy, and Natal Shark Board.
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Travel Blogs from Durban

St Lucia to Durban

A travel blog entry by annandjohnmoon on Mar 12, 2014

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We make our way to Durban today with an overnight bed and breakfast stop before our various flights back to the UK starting tomorrow. We had tickets for the Twenty/20 international between South Africa and Australia starting at 6pm in Durban.

The day started cloudy but bright and warm. After breakfast and packing we had enough time left for an hour in the eastern side of iSimangaliso reserve. In the brief time we managed an impressive mammal list :- White Rhino, Warthog, ...

Melville, Glenhills and the Luthuli museum

A travel blog entry by katyn19 on May 17, 2013

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... smiles all around but a strong feeling of sadness still pervaded. The poverty at Melville was clear to see, and I wish we could do more to help financially. Then we were off to Glenhills, the school we will be running our Soccer-Literacy workshop in next week. We were again greeted gloriously by colourful banners and staff garbed in traditional Indian and African dress, who gave us roses as we passed by. Formal ceremony in South Africa is very important, even if OTT to us. We sat ...

Cousin Richard

A travel blog entry by suzywatson on Feb 09, 2013

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... Heather, and her eight year old son, Matthew, who were unfortunately both at school during our visit so we didn't get to meet them. Their house has a lovely, quiet backyard (garden) with all sorts of plants that we can only hope to grow inside! Next we went off to an industrial shop to pick up some barbecues that Richard crafts by hand from used beer kegs and sells at flea markets on the weekend. The final step in ...

Diarrhoea Day ... Oh the joys ...

A travel blog entry by danib1985 on Oct 06, 2012

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... funniest thing then happened....I was sat there trying to be as quiet and discreet as possible on the toilet as people were milling in and out, obviously it wasn't really working but I tried all the same...then I hear Vladia's Slovakian belting voice shout 'daniella! Have u taken any pills yet for your diarrhoea?!' Oh I was in stitches! It made me laugh at the wrong time too...well if people didn't know now then they never would. Ummm no, can we have this ...

Living in the Durban Bubble

A travel blog entry by soulfood on Dec 27, 2011

... tol – a woman with a young pup seems to get more coins at the traffic lights ( robots ) , quite callously I wonder how much the would part with their child for – as the human trade is alive and kicking here.

Im not sure what the stats are this year but chirstmass time at the beack is a great time to go to the beach and loose the child you cant afford! Most of the domestic workers here – and all white households are encouraged to have a ...