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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      Machetes, shotguns and a vegetable garden...

      A travel blog entry by 210pairsofpants on Feb 07, 2014

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      ... by the others, I take my place at the line. The gun is bloody heavy as I get into position, my face against the cheek rest and the butt tucked in below my shoulder. Andrew tells me I won't fall over and shows me how to aim towards the target. I take the first shot and feel a mixture of fear and achievement resonating through me from the power of the weapon, and carry on through my 4 rounds, arms shaking from the shock and the weight of the rifle. I hit the cardboard ...


      A travel blog entry by jockmcconn on May 11, 2013

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      ... 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

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      ... 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 on Jun 20, 2012

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      ... in our first week. Later on at school the children started teaching us bits of Xhosa - it's proper hard. Lots of clicks and things that they were just laughing at us for because obviously we were getting it completely wrong! Waved goodbye to the children - no more teaching :(
      Had lunch, wrote up our American-English slang dictionary for Spitz who is fascinated by the words we use. Max did a good job - I especially ...

      Rhino poaching

      A travel blog entry by maeve.osullivan on Jun 07, 2012

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      ... that produced the campaign are doing a similar one now on rhino poaching, and footage from Kariega is going to be used because there were 3 rhinos poached in April this year and although two of them died (one died immediately, the other died after vets attempted to save him with surgery) one rhino survived and Kariega have kept a video log of her progress. Thandi (the surviving rhino) had her horn removed by the poachers but with a lot of surgery on her ...