Jungle Monkey And The Island Backpackers Lodge
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First of all, thanks for all your well wishing and kind comments. Now I feel like a ninny but very much appreciated:)
This morning I woke up happy as Larry, not yet realising it was only a dream when I sat next to a pilot, high in the sky, and he casually told me to take over. Without questioning I did and …
After two cold weeks in Lesotho and the Drakensbergs, we moved on to Port St. Johns on South Africa's Wild Coast. We were told by friends that the Wild Coast was the closest thing we'd find in SA that would remind us of Malawi. So with this in mind, we fled the mountains and the approaching cold front, caught a couple rides and by the end of the …
The bazbus dropped us off in Mtatha, which we later read to be one of the most dangerous towns in S.A. We were left at the petrol station which was a fast food complex also and waited for our transfer to pick us up and take us to our hostel. We did a little shop in the Spar and finally bought toothpaste! We grabbed a Steers (like burger king) and had lunch. The shuttle was 2 hours late and he directed us to a white mini taxi which we had also been told never to ...
... got back and put my winter socks on and as many clothes as poss, was wearing socks with sandals, good look...Tired!!! Slag Bol for dins was amazing, chris was saying we didn't speak but it was weird, we were all a bit shell shocked after the drastic change in weather and the truck incident and new people ad losing old people it was all a bit much!!! Spag Bol and pasta amazing!!! With salad..different dynamic with chris and new peeps, Vladia is more quiet!! ...
How has this hostel rated in the past?
I had the best time at this hostel! What was to be a day and a half stay turned into almost a week. An absolute beautiful place in Africa to be at a wonderful hostel! Loved the people here, the music, the animals, entertainment...you HAVE to go!!! You wont be dissapointed...I'll be back
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