Brookes Hill Suites
Travel Blogs from Port Elizabeth
... I also arrived at the airport to find that my flight wasn't up on the board. Cue panic of fear about whether I had booked the wrong day, wrong airport etc. nonetheless a quick question later and I was checked in and on my way to the gate. Here I met Olivia, fresh from her flight from Heathrow. She is also coming with me to the game reserve and we have met virtually via Facebook. Nice to see a somewhat familiar face. We had a pleasant flight to Port ...
... we headed to Jeffreys Bay a small surfing town 60km from Stormsriver. As I was turning 30 the next day Kim surprised me with one night in a beach front hotel. The room and view were spectacular and it really was the best present a backpacker could ask for! October 11th - The day of my 30th birthday and what a great day it was. The hotel gave us a complimentary bottle of sparking wine with our huge breakfast which we used to make Bucks Fizz. I then went to the barbers ...
... out what was the other side of the Predator Camp boundaries. The park carries out a breeding programme so we were face to face with Bengal Tigers, a pride of male lions and a couple of white lions. Absolutely beautiful. Also went on our first game drive aka a safari - some zebra, giraffe & wild African elephants. Then it started to rain. In ...
I am so blessed to be able to report that the ************ establishing the Youth Ministry Program at Mater Dei has finally really paid off. While I was lucky to arrive with a few adults who were already devoted to the project and had, a few months prior to my arrival, started to round-up the youth on a Sunday morning, there was still a lot of work to be done.
For the first two weeks while I was there, I was doing basic admin in the office, learning names, and ...
... but progressively under a program Mandela setup, new houses are being built in great numbers and people moving to the new developments. Mandela had 800,000 homes built in his 5 years as president. We shared a meal with the locals.
We saw a long line at a shop and were told they were lining up to buy electricity tokens. Rather than paying for electricity we have used, the locals here have to save up to buy electricity tokens that they feed their meter ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility