Small World Backpackers Lodge

25 Ridge Rd, Harare, Zimbabwe | Hostel
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Harare

A travel blog entry by samandalice on Jun 23, 2014

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Hello from Harare! As mentioned before, due to unrest in the middle part of Mozambique, we have had to re think our route here to Harare, basically taking the long way round Kruger national park, and up through the South of Zim. We set off early enough from Tofo, and made steadily slow progress through Mozambique. The low speed limit of 100kmh and …

Walking with Rhinos in $4 Shoes

A travel blog entry by sureimdecent on Apr 27, 2014

2 comments, 5 photos

When I was 20, my boyfriend at the time decided it would be a good idea to teach me how to ski. Anyone who's been in this situation will have cringed at that sentence, knowing as I do now that it's up there with shopping at IKEA, as far as relationship testing goes. After about 10 minutes, he became so frustrated that he left me at the top of the mountain and I had to be escorted down by some helpful German tourists. I'm not telling this anecdote to show that ...

Karanda - Final Day

A travel blog entry by catcher0607 on Mar 21, 2014

... the community, Mugabe stated that no local church was to take over Karanda. And he also gave Karanda and other missionary hospitals, duty free status (no need to pay taxes on goods used at these hospitals). Impressive!
Once we come to the paved road, the driving is more smooth. But, Dan seems to drive faster! And there are some curves, so every time he slows down for the curve, my stomach still lurches.
On one straightaway, Erick ...

All roads lead to Chinhoyi

A travel blog entry by srwinterburn on Jan 29, 2014

2 comments, 8 photos

... 000 baby crocs, one of which we were given to hold! They farm the crocs for their skins so they showed us one of the skins that'd been preserving in salt. We then went over and met the owners at the big breeders which were enormous! They took us into the enclosure where they were further up the river - thankfully it was large enough not to have to get too close! We found out on Friday that social services have 3 new boys for the home which ...

A Zimbabwean new year

A travel blog entry by besomeone on Dec 31, 2013

1 comment, 4 photos

... back by the conditions and basic standards of living. Although I have seen these conditions before and also lived in similar places, it’s still a culture shock regardless. When you get used to living somewhere like the UK for however many years and then everything changes to such basic methods of literally surviving, it’s a wake up call. Although I’m a very strong person I found myself again feeling attached to ...

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This hostel, located on 25 Ridge Rd, Harare, is near Natural History Museum, Matobo Hills, Khami Ruins, and Dolphin Trail.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsSmall World Backpackers Lodge Harare

    Reviewed by samandalice

    Basic

    Reviewed Jun 23, 2014
    by (5 reviews) , South Africa Flag of South Africa

    Nice location, basic accommodation. The room opens straight in to the main eating/lounging area so is a bit noisier than hoped. Reasonable price for Harare, and feels safe/secure.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Small World Backpackers Lodge Harare

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good