Blue Sky Mining Backpackers and Lodge

5 Nelson Palmer Rd, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 4126, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel is located on 5 Nelson Palmer Rd, Durban.
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A travel blog entry by ouryearinafrica on Oct 20, 2013

12 photos

... turned out to be far more chaotic then we had anticipated. My face painting and Sonya;s Balloon animals were far more sort after then we were ready for and with pushing, fighting and even getting a face painting pencil shoved in my eye we tried to gain control. Thank goodness for words like "Hlalaphansi" (sit down) and "humba" (walk) to get the children to move back and sit down in our attempt to create patience. I even tried to blowing ...

The Coast

A travel blog entry by tomrc86 on Oct 08, 2012

4 photos

... drinks I took the opportunity to explore. The sea was clearly more suited to surfers than to me because there were waves crashing everywhere and I would not have wanted to go in there on my own. The weather was also taking a turn for the worse so I headed back indoors just in time to experience one of the biggest torrential thunderstorms I have ever seen, water cascading down and lightning bolts flashing through the sky. Sleeping in a wigwam in ...

Wild Animals and A Wonderful Farewell

A travel blog entry by vwuertz on Jan 29, 2012

4 comments, 25 photos

... of folks going ashore in Durban. We’re finally called and we grab the front seats on the coach. We’re going to the Tala Animal Reserve, a 7000 hectares park, about 50 kilometers (30 miles) outside of Durban. To get there we must drive through the city. Durban is the largest harbor on the continent of Africa, so it gets a lot of traffic. Durban is not quite 200 years old, with an interesting mixture of African, British, ...

A new day.....

A travel blog entry by albarino13 on Jun 16, 2010

... donning his cardigan sweater.
The quiet is broken by four Aussies, looking worse for wear. Fun group of guys who smell of cigarettes and day old beer.
Australia was torn apart by Germany earlier in Durban and the Aussies have been nursing their wounds with copious amounts of alcohol since.
The owners of the guest house join us and so begins settling in to my digs for the next five days.
I set out on a quick scouting mission of the local ...


A travel blog entry by mixymoomin on Feb 25, 2010

... through the town of Mt Frere a busy mountain place.

Okay so we've finally found a shop John got a s/w...ummmm looks nice ha ha!! We got stared at like we had two heads ha ha!! I don't think many white people come here or go into the dusty little shop.

Now this will make you laugh 15 mins down the roada brand new petrol station!! Just our luck!! (John finally got his coffee)

Onwards to Qunu!!! The scenery is beautiful and ...