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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      A travel blog entry by ouryearinafrica on Oct 21, 2014

      4 comments, 7 photos

      ... and popped him down and when he woke I didn't have him long before he was begged from me. One young boy held him so much and even begged to carry him to the car for me. When there he desperately wanted to strap him in but it was clearly a bit too complicated so I took over only to have the boy not budge from the door. When I insisted that I needed to get Moses home he hesitated before asking "may I kiss his head?" It melts the heart!
      All I know is it makes me feel ...


      A travel blog entry by ouryearinafrica on Mar 01, 2014

      1 comment, 15 photos

      ... with Brain Gym. Yvette and I teach at a local school in Lamontville (About 20mins from Durban) called Enthukuluweni. We teach the Grade R’s a lesson based on the theme of the week (My body, My home, Summer etc) and then do a craft with them, in turn we are teaching the teaches to teach and encouraging them on how to bring excitement to the children’s learning. There is 3 Grade R classes with approx 39 children per class. We teach Brain ...

      South Africa - Friends rediscovered

      A travel blog entry by cyclingmo on Jun 28, 2013

      6 comments, 72 photos

      ... access for a couple of days of blog/email catchup. I am so grateful to all of them for this, as I have been feeling terrible about not being in touch, and I think I needed a bit of "down" time to regroup before the next stage of the journey.

      However, it wasn't all "down" time, as we were able to enjoy a few tasty meals at local restaurants and at Katherine & Tom's home, and to try out the local "canopy tour" which, unlike my canopy walk ...

      Passportless and poor... Durbs and Drakensberg

      A travel blog entry by charlotte1988 on Oct 03, 2012

      1 photo

      All aboard the Baz Bus with Jonny!! A legendary bus driver, with a taste for the good old tequilaaa. Born and bred from Durbs, he was full of tips for this cosmopolitan city.

      Short on time, we were showed around by our lovely friends from PSJ - Sam and Paul.First on our hit list was the Indian markets, a great place to stop for cheap as chips souvenirs and the infamous bunny chow. A steaming hot curry in a hollowed out loaf of ...

      UShaka Marine World and best screen savers

      A travel blog entry by ed.herweynen on Jun 25, 2012

      26 photos

      The Marine World is nicely set around a wrecked cargo ship. The "ship" contains restaurants and enter a rusted gash in the side you decent into myriad of aquariums each in a ship wreck theme. The displays were so good they could have been screen savers.

      Rather than just having a seal show off what tricks it can do for a fishy ...