City Lodge Umhlanga Ridge

2 Palm Boulevard, Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal, 4321, South Africa | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Umhlanga Rocks

Day 9 - I want to see mountains Gandalf, mountains

A travel blog entry by linziprytz

12

... with me, but once we are out of the city and the morning rush hour traffic eases up, we both relax and start to enjoy the journey. Within the next 30 minutes we have already made 2 coffee/toilets stops, ok, this journey is gonna take a while! A problem with our sat-nav means we have to revert to a good old fashioned map as we drive into the unknown. The route is fairly simply and the roads are good. The drive provides a host of new visual and cultural ...

THINGS I WISHED I HAD KNOWN.....YESTERDAY!!!

A travel blog entry by ouryearinafrica

... br> freely from Afrikaans - which is similar to Dutch and Flemish
- as well as from the country's many African languages, with
some words coming from colonial-era Malay and Portuguese
immigrants. Some translations are provided below:

•bakkie (buck-ee) - A pick-up truck.

•ja (yaa) - Yes.

•just now - If a South African tells you they will ...

FROM NOTHING TO SOMETHING IN 1 WEEK

A travel blog entry by ouryearinafrica

5

... After a short conversation I figured out they were trying to work out why i was cleaning and not leaving the maids to it. I explained I was from Australia, no maids. She asked "Children??" When i told her the 3 boys here were mine the ladies went into a frenzy of Zulu conversation before turning back to me and saying "Yuuuu! You different!!" I have since been kindly told by Matt Blewitt that I must refrain from cleaning in front of the maids as I may suggest that ...

Here sharky sharky sharky.....

A travel blog entry by philandkylie

2

Today was the day. The day of the shark cage dive! Earlier on the trip Phil had managed to persuade Kylie to do a shark cage dive, however by this time we had passed the Atlantic ocean and were now onto the Indian ocean so there would be no Great Whites. To ease ourselves into the experience we decided to do it in Ushaka Marine World in their shark tank within the aquarium. Kylie was pooing herself. We were booked in for 1pm. This gave us 45 minutes to wait around ...

Meeting up with the Family

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

12

... with Edie. They didn’t stop talking, playing and laughing. We hope that by the time we next meet that Jamie has learned to spread the butter on his bread in less than three hour.

We enjoyed the sunshine at Oyster Bay and a glass of wine with Phil and Diane before we had to change and take off for the airport. This trip really ticked all the boxes - interesting, fun and adventurous. KwaZulu-Natal is a fantastic place to go with children. ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 2 Palm Boulevard, Umhlanga Rocks, is near Tembe Elephant National Park and Natal Shark Board.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good