1322 Backpackers International

1322 Arcadia Street, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0083, South Africa | Hostel
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A travel blog entry by tomrc86 on Oct 02, 2012

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My trip started out in chaos. I decided not to take my iPhone with me because of the risk of mugging in South Africa so I was suddenly plunged into the Stone Age world of a data-less phone, the trusty Nokia 3310. The international sim card I had bought turned out to be borderline useless and it was too late to do anything about it. I had thought …

Discussing Manchester Utd with a Zulu!

A travel blog entry by diberry


... behind the door so they are protected. Lastly we came to the village of the Pedi tribe in Limpopo who were defeated by Scottish soldiers in the Anglo-African War, as the Pedi thought they were women as they wore kilts and therefore did not attack them when they approached. So the Pedi always wear tartan as a reminder of that! All this took about 2 hours but it was really interesting. At one point Dave and Xolani were chatting - about Manchester United! ...

First few days here!!!! Tuesday 17th-Friday 20th

A travel blog entry by sall80

... and then what proceeded to be a huge 6 course meal, a beautifully presented series of meals ranging from smoked haddock and dill with fancy dressings, to japanese salmon and oriental vegetables, dauphinoise potatoes and meat dish, with accompanying chocolates, truffles,cheese boards, biscuits, cakes, scones, wines. I cant list it all here. It was presented as though in a restaurant - on proper plates on a table! Then a few hours later the appropriately ...


A travel blog entry by exploring


... and a nice one to change things up a bit. Oh and for those that know me so well. I am not that picky with food apparently. There was one other person on this trip that was way way more picky then me (I happen to be liking the food here) and she DID bring her own catsup. So there..... I am sure i have forgotten so much more but i have no idea at this point what it is. must come back and talk about airport and getting to ...

My stomach: The Pain Gizzard Filled with Glass Sha

A travel blog entry by pmyers

Friday morning I woke well rested. The ten hours of sleep was definitely needed after traveling the day before. I dressed and went to congregate with the other day walkers. Today we would be traveling to a farm museum in Pretoria. I didn't eat breakfast because of a lack of apetite. The excess sleep provided me with a good deal of energy, however it did not improve the condition of my stomach. The farm museum was a half hour commute from the house. The entire ride ...

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This hostel, located on 1322 Arcadia Street, Pretoria, is near President Paul Kruger House, Church Square, Sammy Marks House, and Melrose House.
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    TravelPod Member Reviews1322 Backpackers International Pretoria

    Reviewed by birdistheword


    Reviewed Dec 3, 2011
    by (3 reviews) Melbourne , Australia Flag of Australia

    Great place, very close to uni area and transport. Friendly staff

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews 1322 Backpackers International Pretoria

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding