Mufasa Backpackers

21 fourth road, Benoni, Gauteng, 1513, South Africa | Hostel
Prices starting from $23.00

Travel Blogs from Benoni

An African Dream

A travel blog entry by heidi.buttercup


Our African story begins on the side of a pot-hole filled highway at 5.30 in the morning after a 10 hour flight from Perth. Our pick up car has a flat, and as Michael helps the driver change the tyre, I am watching the African sun literally rise before us. It wasn't long till we were back on route and 2km and a few shanty towns later we arrived at …

Johannesburg, South Africa

A travel blog entry by rayj

I arrived to the airport in time for my flight and once I arrived I discovered that there was going to be an hour's delay. After that hour, Qantas announced a further delay due to engineers striking. The flight eventually took off and was pretty uneventful. It seemed like a never ending day as I left Sydney at about 11am and got to Johannesburg at …

Step 3: Revisit step 1

A travel blog entry by whatthedeuce

September 30th- October 15th:

We arrived back in Mufasa and checked into our tent. And so we began looking for a car again. We found a couple of defenders around Johannesburg, so took off straight away to check out the one closest to us. We found what looked like a nice car all kitted out with a roof rack, ladder and gas bottle …

Step 1: Find a car

A travel blog entry by whatthedeuce

When we'd grabbed our bags we had an hour or so to wait before we could call the hostel, it was still quite early and we didn’t want to disturb them. We’d read some reviews on hostelbookers about various places, most were horror stories, people being locked out on the street at two or three in the morning, or being left waiting at the …

The warning signs

A travel blog entry by whatthedeuce

September 15th:
There was to be some more stress before we got to Africa. We left our hostel at eight o clock in the evening and walked to the bus station to catch the eight forty five bus direct to the airport. Our flight wasn't due to leave until twenty past one in the morning but we decided we’d rather wait in the airport than be …

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