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6 George Street, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, 6140, South Africa | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Grahamstown

A Journey of Giraffes & A Crash of Rhinos

A travel blog entry by 210pairsofpants


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A travel blog entry by jockmcconn


... 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


... 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 ...

Cuties and cartoons

A travel blog entry by maeve.osullivan


... but luckily I've never experienced it. I might have preferred having a migrane to getting so utterly soaked on the drive to the Curio Shop. I was wearing my thin linin trousers aswell which were wet through.

HOT SHOWER. Robin and Spitz made dinner while we watched 40-Year-Old Virgin which I hated the first time I saw it but loved this time - probably because I was alone when watching it the first time. I think it's more ...

Rhino poaching

A travel blog entry by maeve.osullivan


... want more so the demand for ivory was kept in check that way. With rhino horn, countries in the east believe that it has healing properties for cancer and they put it in medicine, which of course is ridiculous and can be proven wrong by science. It is more of a spiritual belief and one that causes people to demand rhino horn again and again. It is terrifying to think the rhino could become extinct. Seeing one with my own eyes has touched me, and I ...

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