Whethu Backpackers

Address: 6 George Street, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, 6140, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 6 George Street, Grahamstown, is near Observatory Museum.
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    Travel Blogs from Grahamstown

    Our First Safari

    A travel blog entry by ronandmarysblog on Mar 21, 2014

    6 comments, 11 photos

    ... and "ZEBRA!" but they encourage us to shout out if we spot anything ourselves. They are a good natured pair so our first time out I thought they'd appreciate a little joke. Seeing a car driving towards us I yelled "IMPALA!" . And then "CHEVY IMPALA" as the jeep came to a sliding halt. For some reason, probably because they were ...

    Rhinos, Elephants and Antelope - Oh My!

    A travel blog entry by theresabill on Dec 04, 2013

    7 photos

    ... were tormenting their parents and playing with each other. The one male tackled dad's head and he did not look impressed, so he got up and moved away and laid back down. A few minutes later the young female joined dad and snuggled up with him.

    The highlight of my night was meeting Emma before dinner. One of the rangers, Wayne, rescued an abandoned a baby warty a few days ago, She is less than a week old and is so adorable. I want to bring her ...


    A travel blog entry by jockmcconn on May 11, 2013

    3 photos

    ... to an end.

    What a trip it was and, most important of all, what a wonderful time it was as a family: with Brita in London; with Ioanna, Janet and Panos in Oxford and Derbyshire, and with Barbara in Easingwold.

    Now we're left with the memories and what memories rich memories they are!

    A month later, I am still reliving those memories every spare moment of every day.

    "Thanks for the ...

    UK and Dubai Trip 2012

    A travel blog entry by car1963 on Sep 01, 2012

    13 photos

    ... a good laugh!

    Tuesday we left the hotel, and headed out. First stop was
    St. Andrews, where we saw the 18th hole, and strolled the street and
    visited the remains of the St. Andrews Cathedral (built in the 1300’s)
    overlooking the North Sea. We also passed the coffee shop where William and
    Kate met for coffee while they were studying at St. Andrews University. Next
    stop was Blair Castle. The current owner, The 11th Duke ...

    The Lemon Tree

    A travel blog entry by maeve.osullivan on Jun 14, 2012

    1 photo

    ... Lemon Tree" we like to call it) which we used to track Full-Mane who we were still worried about. You switch the telemetry on, adjust the settings and scan the area with the telemetry parallel to the ground. If we hear a beep, we are pointing in the right direction. Although some of the animals are fitted with collars can be seen as something "less wild" than a Reserve should be, it is necessary for emergencies or darting so animals to be found quickly. Also, ...