Blue Sky Mining Backpackers and Lodge

Address: 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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On our waaay

A travel blog entry by rhiandgeorge on Jul 20, 2014

After 22 hours of travel, including at least 8 hours today in Durban airport - we are on our way :) 6.45pm our time and we are on a bus headed to st Lucia for our first program I am super duper excited and George is getting there too...if not a tad tired ;) keen to finally begin our program's and get to know the people we are working with, stay posted cause we are actually out of the airports now and experiencing Africa !! Love love love you all, George and Rhi ...

Day 9 - I want to see mountains Gandalf, mountains

A travel blog entry by linziprytz on Dec 12, 2013

12 photos

... drive is very scenic, we pass local villages in rolling hillsides, steadily climb along a mountain verge, past a long line of trucks struggling to get up the steep hill, and through farmlands where cows graze on the lush green grass. The weather is better here, patches of blue sky and no rain. On every radio station are tributes to Mandela, occasionally interrupted by 'we wish you a merry christmas', oh yes, that reminder again that it's December and almost Christmas, we ...

The Township Tour

A travel blog entry by dustinkaspar on Jul 16, 2012

3 comments, 7 photos

... explore the room and the variety of things around the small space. There were jars full of the variety of herbs and wood pieces that we saw at the market earlier in the day, buckets full of water infused with the wood, likely to be used in various ways, and of course the recently expired chicken that was used for the connection to the college girls’ ancestors. Afterward she talked a little bit about the experience and was fairly vague about it. I took it that she didn’t ...

Be Easy Zambezi

A travel blog entry by jzafricajourney on Jul 31, 2010

... bus to the border, and this border im my experience had the best scenery of any border i have ever seen. It was a bridge overlooking victoria falls. Im almost sure there isnt a better setting for a border between two countries in the world. I walked about the 3km until i made it to the zimbabwe immigration and i crossed in. Then i walked another 3km to the tourist town of Victoria falls Zimbabwe. At one point Zimbabwe's currency was so poor that they ...

Deutschland uber alles?

A travel blog entry by latintraveller on Jun 12, 2010

8 comments, 6 photos

... and rubber bullets at a football match are manna from heaven for the world’s press yet I am sure it affected only the staff who rioted because they received R200 rather than the R300 (~$20 v$30) they were promised for their nights’ work. Felt like I was at a losing Stanley Cup rampage in Vancouver!!

The game did not disappoint and despite having a relatively young team, the Germans were truly awesome (was that my outside voice?). ...