St Lucia Bibs International Backpackers

310 Mckenzie Street, Saint Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal, 3936, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel is located on 310 Mckenzie Street, Saint Lucia.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsSt Lucia Bibs International Backpackers Saint Lucia

    Reviewed by bookahontas

    Volunteer week

    Reviewed Feb 25, 2014
    by (1 review) , Australia Flag of Australia

    So many cute kittens here! Shared a room with 9 other girls, the air con in our room would short circuit the whole block so spent 10 days getting drunk just so I could pass out in the heat of that room haha! The bar was excellent, I learned to really hate Smirnoff ice and love savanna cider! I got pretty good at fusball, or so I thought, and was first on the microphone for karaoke on night 1!

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    Reviewed by love2wander

    What to expect in a third world country

    Reviewed Feb 2, 2013
    by (3 reviews) Brisbane , Australia Flag of Australia

    With a group of 30+ young travelers the accommodation was suited to our travelling needs (sufficient dorms, common area for eating- meetings etc, and of course a great pool and bar!) sure the dorms were not in the best state for hygiene (cleanliness) or security (door locks), and most nights those who waited too long would miss out on running water to shower, but for a first time visiting a third world country with a big volunteer group this is what I expected. The staff at BIBS were all very friendly and by the end of our stay we were saddened to leave the community we had grown so fond of. If I was to ever return to Saint Lucia I wouldn't hesitate to stay at BIB's again and would recommend it for anyone else travelling there (would also recommend it be with a group of people however) However the area I thought was quite safe close to shops and plenty of restaurants. Great stay!

    Common area at BIB's Hostel
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    Inside the dorms at the hostel
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    TripAdvisor Reviews St Lucia Bibs International Backpackers Saint Lucia

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    Travel Blogs from Saint Lucia

    First week down

    A travel blog entry by rhiandgeorge on Jul 29, 2014

    22 photos

    Well after a long trip here George and I made it to Bib's international hostel where we have spent the last week with VESA on our first program. With apologies on the infrequency of these entries, we are putting up photos at random times so please do keep checking!

    This first week has been so amazing, after meeting the group of 74 …

    Africa Unearthed!

    A travel blog entry by bookahontas on Jan 31, 2014

    Travelled to St Lucia in South Africa with VESA, then Swaziland and did an extra week in Mozambique, traveling to Vilanculo, Tofo and Bilene. Met some amazing people and had amazing experiences!

    Lions and Cheetahs!

    A travel blog entry by africazen on May 30, 2014

    4 photos

    ... the days have been bright and sunny Left at 3 for afternoon work. Did camera traps. Went into the "wilderness". This was on the south western side of the park, followed fence. Saw 2 guys in uniform on some rocks overlooking fence, probably watching for poachers. I made tuna casserole for dinner. No plain flour but packet white sauce, used cauliflower instead of celery, worked out quite nice. Muesli rusks for ...

    Hungry Hungry Hippos

    A travel blog entry by jenny.whinney on May 06, 2014

    50 photos

    ... the faint-hearted, we certainly didn’t want to capsize.

    For our last night together we had a huge dinner and confused the waiter by ordering too many starters and too many main courses for starters (he prided himself on being able to remember an order for a 10 seater table, but James’ 6 course dinner baffled him). But it was a great end to a wonderful week off where we saw so many animals and feel totally relaxed before our last few weeks of hospital ...

    Game driving at iSimangaliso Reserve

    A travel blog entry by annandjohnmoon on Mar 07, 2014

    4 photos

    ... the grass and had no intention of moving, so we turned round and carried on our way. Charters Creek proved no more than a slipway for small fishing boats, but an ideal spot for lunch with a lovely breeze coming in off the water.

    We returned to the Apartment by the same route without adding many more sightings although Osprey and Fish Eagle were noted. We all enjoyed a refreshing afternoon swim in the ...

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    Inside the dorms at the hostel
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    Common area at BIB's Hostel
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