Coffee Shack Backpackers

on the beach, Coffee Bay, Eastern Cape, 5082, South Africa | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Coffee Bay

The Wild Coast

A travel blog entry by tomrc86


The next stop on the BazBus itinerary was Mthatha (Umtata), the main city in the Transkei, a huge wild land that the whites didn't want so they had it designated as a black territory. Most habitation in the area simply consisted of assorted roundhouses, almost evenly distributed across the landscape as far as the can could see. Not much in the way …

The Wild Coast

A travel blog entry by sambam1706


On Saturday the Bazbus picked me up around 10am from Umzumbe on the South Coast and we headed for the Wild Coast or more specifically Coffee Bay where I eventually arrived around a long day travelling! On route we headed more inland travelling through Kokstad and the Southern Drakensberg which was a beautiful drive before returning back to …

Wild times on the Wild Coast

A travel blog entry by harrietkurylec


The end of our trip is edging ever closer and we are trying to pack in as much as we possibly can in the short time we have! That means a lot of travelling, with us seemingly spending half our time on buses at the moment. It all becomes worth it when you get to a new place - each one more beautiful than the last. Ideally you would need a few months …

Umtata and Coffee Bay

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane


Boy it was cold this morning! I got chilblains on my hands and struggled to roll up the tent this morning. Moreover, one of the tent poles sprung out and hit me on the shin cutting it and bruising it. Interesting enough I still have that cut (on month later 11/10/11). Not the best of starts.

Leaving Sani was a little sad. I love this …

The Gods must be crazy

A travel blog entry by chris-trip


After having spent some very relaxing days in the mountains in Hogsback, I decided to head back to the coast. After quite the journey from Hogsback via East London and Mthatha and having to fix our car on the road(because the fuel tank simply fell off while driving...TIA!) I arrived in the notorious Coffee Bay in the evening. Here me and some …

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