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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    Wondering what lays ahead ??

    A travel blog entry by the4thjourney on Jun 16, 2015

    2 comments, 3 photos

    Wondering what lays ahead ?? 16 June 2015

    I didn't get much sleep on the flight from Melbourne to Durban. I tried a few times but each time I found my mind swirling with thoughts and ideas of the days and months that lay ahead of me. Having a largish woman beside me also left little room to move around and find a comfortable spot in my economy seat.

    I knew when I landed in Durban on Saturday morning, that I would be off ...


    A travel blog entry by ouryearinafrica on Oct 21, 2014

    4 comments, 7 photos

    One of the most amazing experiences I have had here has been happening since Moses was born. He's not my first so I had a pretty clear idea of what his first few months would be like, except for my work side of things and even then, he is such a happy and content little boy that even work life has been easy. He loves to be social and to travel to at times he's actually easier when we're out and about,
    But what has surprised me is people's reaction to him. I could never ...

    Comrades Marathon 2014

    A travel blog entry by cherie9 on Jun 01, 2014

    20 photos

    ... I believed we would finish the race between 11:45 and 12:00 (cut off time). When I crossed the quarter mark, I knew 10:30 was definitely a possibility. When I crossed the half way mark, I felt 10:00 was a very real possibility and by the time I was close to the finish line I realized my body could have done a 9:30 to 10 and maybe if I had pushed gone sub 9:30. I had underestimated my body’s potential by so much. Of course it is always better to under estimate ...

    Thank you South Africa, it was nice meeting you

    A travel blog entry by markjoy on Jan 27, 2014

    1 comment, 62 photos

    ... also to Sheila and Ben . So happy to have our feet on modern, civilicised and clean ground! We really needed this break after our Mada adventure. Touch down at 9 am and luckely we could visit the Tropical Doctor around noon. Both of us a little check up and especially inspection for our (mosquito) infections. Mark's his was quit huge and needed a professional opinion after our selfhelp and flying doctors* work.
    * surprising how customs checked our bags, we were not allowed to ...


    A travel blog entry by ouryearinafrica on Aug 01, 2013

    1 comment, 1 photo

    ... to ensure that every student gets a warm lunch to guarantee at least 1 meal a day. :) After school on a Thursday COPT runs a craft (Sunday School) lesson for those students who remain behind. Today Yvette taught the children about spiders, both factually but then gave the biblical lesson that even though a spider looks ugly on the outside they actually have a silk web inside them that creates something beautiful and that no matter what we look ...