St Lucia Bibs International Backpackers

310 Mckenzie Street, Saint Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal, 3936, South Africa | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Saint Lucia

First week down

A travel blog entry by rhiandgeorge on Jul 29, 2014

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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!

Volunteer AFRICA- The trip of a lifetime!

A travel blog entry by love2wander on Feb 02, 2013

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AFRICA- The story of an unforgettable adventure (good and bad) starts HERE.....

Organization: 'VESA'
Program: 'Africa Unearthed'
Duration: 14 days (excluding travel time)
Cost: $2095 AUS (program cost only excluding flights and other expenses)

The countdown was over. After a year of planning and anticipation the time …

Lions and Cheetahs!

A travel blog entry by africazen

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... 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 ...

Game driving & night drive at iSimangaliso Wetland

A travel blog entry by annandjohnmoon

4

... we headed to the Estuary Mouth and beach. It clouded over a little but was very hot unlike the east coast of England. Ann and Gill had a walk and sit down. I initially wandered along to the roosting of @150 terns and 10 gulls. The terns were mainly the large yellow billed Swift Terns and smaller black billed Sandwich Terns, and the Gulls were Grey-headed Gulls. Getting closer to take photos I soon spotted 3 Caspian Tern (the largest tern and ...

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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!

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

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