Gibela Backpackers Lodge

Address: 119 Ninth Avenue, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 4001, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 119 Ninth Avenue, Durban, is near uShaka Marine World, Mitchell Park, Natal Shark Board, and Nambiti Game Conservancy.
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    Travel Blogs from Durban

    Frustrating times

    A travel blog entry by vagabondtour on Mar 04, 2015

    3 comments, 2 photos

    ... The following morning they said it was the first time that they had had to turn down the audio monitors as my snoring was so loud. On another occasion, while camping with a group of friends, I woke up in my little tent only to find that the campers next to us where dismantling their tent and moving further away as they had not been able to sleep due to my loud snoring. It is not as bad as it used to be but after a night with a few whiskeys I can ...

    Return to South Africa

    A travel blog entry by jandkross on Oct 04, 2014

    77 photos

    ... one guided walking party that we encountered going in the opposite direction, we had the path to ourselves. We made frequent stops and refilled our water bottles at the pleasantly shady Crystal Falls. On finally reaching "The Sphinx" we had extensive views both across to the towering peaks of the Drakensbergs as well as down to the distant lowlands.

    Retracing our steps we were soon back at the chalet where Jill had ...

    Comrades Marathon 2014

    A travel blog entry by cherie9 on Jun 01, 2014

    20 photos

    ... 8211; was he tiring? Was his stomach giving him issues? Was he saving his legs for the second half? He kept taking breaks to walk and I was getting progressively worried. First his breaks were for the uphills, but then later even on the downhills, our gap was getting bigger. Our average pace had now dropped to probably getting us in at the 11:00 mark but we still had more than half the race to go.

    Vineeta caught up with us at around the 30 km mark and ...


    A travel blog entry by ouryearinafrica on Aug 01, 2013

    1 comment, 1 photo

    ... but this morning really left me exhausted. SO many people, around every corner, in every room, waiting to be seen by a doctor, just waiting, and I offer them a sandwich, I say Hello and asked if they're hungry, some smile and take and say Thank you, others desperately grab as many as they can hold as if it's their last meal and forget to say thank you, others wave you down "Girl!! Girl!"
    But then there's the others, I smile, I greet them and ...

    The Drum of Zulu Thunder

    A travel blog entry by mullos on Dec 17, 2012

    18 photos

    ... eyes, a baby face and a small frame. I studied him as he greeted Kesh, then he turned to me 'Hi maaan, welcome to Groutville. You are most welcome in my ouse, my ome, please, make youselves at ome, we are all brathaas...', said as he rolled the biggest joint I have ever laid my eyes on. We sat around our tents as the sun set over the busy township, spirals of cookingfires dotting the landscape, escaping from small huts in the valley below us. It was peaceful, and I felt ...