Blu Be Guest Suites

53 Marine Drive, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, 6001, South Africa | Hotel
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Culture and exploring

A travel blog entry by wotters


... day in bed and resting instead of on our township tour.  After surviving 5 weeks in India unscathed I had finally succumbed to a stomach bug in SA.  We were able to postpone our township tour but Cat spent a boring 24 hours playing nursemaid as I rested up and tried to get rid of the bug.  The hostel was really quiet and there was not a lot to do really which was a shame.  We managed a walk to the local supermarket on Sunday afternoon but mainly just chilled ...

Lost in the Zuurberg Mountains

A travel blog entry by brisgranduhambo


... the trail starts, the Park Ranger warned us that because of the heavy rains over the past month (we had cancelled for this reason a few weeks before... not to mention the Puff Header Snakes that were out in an abundance), she advised we just do the circular 1-hour hike. Well, we planned for the 4-hour hike (including a lunch break) and Father Jerry wasn't going to let a little rain-deteriorated trail stop us. So we pressed on, paying for our entrance ...

Left Side!!! ... not quite yet my strong side.

A travel blog entry by brisgranduhambo


... talking about this with South African friends it made more sense. As they explained, the white South Africans (richer areas) have huge walls around their homes. Just to give you a better picture, they also have spikes or barbed wire at the top. They then have burglar bars and alarm systems around their house as well. This serves the purpose of preventing robberies because crime rates are very high here unfortunately. Sometimes I think it is a bit of paranoia.


Day Eleven - Off to Addo!

A travel blog entry by tofor85


... There were also viewing areas on the camp parimeter, with a hyde near a drinking hole. We attempted an afternoon game drive, but with the rain well and truly persistent and steady, there were few animals active. For a place renowned for its elephant sightings, we managed just the one. We did manage to see some Jackal, Zebra, and a massive herd of Buffalo.


Weather Fine

A travel blog entry by cadkinsca


... streets walking distance to where I was staying in the center of town. The one with the sushi place was more upscale and white. The other was more downmarket and primarily black. After dinner I went to bars in both and didn't feel unsafe or unwelcome. Maybe I should have (these three people at the whiter bar suggested I not go to the other bar street because "they" might take advantage of me), but I didn't, so there.

Next it was back on the bus to ...


This hotel, located on 53 Marine Drive, Port Elizabeth, is near Red Location Museum, Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre, Humewood Golf Course, and 1820 Settlers National Monument.
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