Garden Court South Beach

73 O R Tambo Parade , Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 4001, South Africa | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $83.00

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Durban yet again!!!

A travel blog entry by mickoobyrne


... flat.
A big regret for me this week was that I did not get to see my new friend Robbie, a very brave young man who is undergoing treatment for leukemia. He is unfortunately in isolation at the present and unable to have visitors but I did want to show him my new roof top tent and take him for a ride in the Toyota. So get well soon mate and I will catch you next time I am in Durban.
One thing we did fit in was a trip to the Oyster Box hotel for the yummy high tea it was ...


A travel blog entry by ouryearinafrica


... it.
After that we were led to one more stop to watch the Zulu dance, which was a combination of traditional dances and a little play showing how a boy meets a girl and asks her to love him and when she finally agrees he will go to the witch doctor and she Will check "the bones" to let the boy know if the girl will marry and how many babies she will have, which is important especially if you are going to have daughters because to marry ...

Days out in Durban

A travel blog entry by wotters


... and loves him. We also discovered through some help proving her by our host driver that in fact perhaps 80% of the unions are actually arranged by parents, similar to the Indian system of arranged marriage. To demonstrate the process she helped us make bracelets from the reeds she picked and tied them on for us. So we started the day looking like we had local admirers!!

Along with our dog following in our shadow we then walked back up the ...

On with the path with heart!

A travel blog entry by maia


... John Clark, the
lovely Zann and kids and the sweet Asa and were on an overnight
flight to Arusha in Tanzania."

So in a nutshell - here I am back in South Africa. Turns out I did get that funding so the all-nighters spent applying turned out to be worth it.

Here's a rough recap of what has happened in between.

Tanzania was a beautiful and memorable time! So special!! The week of sheer heaven that I referred to was our week on ...

A time to reflect

A travel blog entry by maia


... that you haven't called her yet, because maybe you're just not ready to go?" And she was so right. In fact, I wasn't ready to go for two reasons. First of all, after two and a half months of solid adventuring I was in great need of a break. Just a full week of simply being, enjoying the simple things in life like hanging up laundry to dry, cooking nice meals for wonderful people, grocery shopping, going for runs, catching up on a few emails, sorting photos ... that ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 73 O R Tambo Parade , Durban, is near uShaka Marine World, Mitchell Park, Nambiti Game Conservancy, and The Spa on Fairway.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good