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 ...
Our last stop before heading to Victoria Falls was Port Elizabeth. We arrived at a beautiful B&B with a huge room and spent the day relaxing…. again. That evening we were taken out for dinner by Ish's uncle who lives in PE and Ish last saw when he was 5. After dinner they gave us a tour of PE in the dark showing us the beachfront, pier and even where Ish’s grandmother grew ...
... 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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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility