Travel Blogs from Grahamstown
... top to toe, hat to show, now screamingly apparent that those new clothes bought just for this part of the trip were a total waste of time and money. Begrudgingly I admit to Steve that buying those awful ugly boots was the right thing to do - my pink Converse would not be up to the job. It's quite rewarding though to see the task completed and the international camaraderie is already evident, when one person gets tired, there is always another pair of muddy hands to ...
... leg. We got to Dubai at 2.20am their time and boarded our next flight about two hours later but then spent at least 2 hours sitting on the runway awaiting takeoff because of heavy mist/fog. Hence we arrived +-2 hours late this side. Whereas the flight from Heathrow to Dubai was less than half full in a bigger plane, the Dubai-Jhb leg was in a smaller plane that was jam-packed. It was daylight by the time we eventually took off ...
from Edinburgh Castle, accompanied by music concert performed by the Scottish
Chamber Orchestra – INCREDIBLE!
Monday we were driven around the old and new city of
Edinburgh, and a tour of Edinburgh Castle. We chose to make our own way back
to the hotel and we walked down the quaint Royal Mile. Beautiful view and
lovely old buildings. After lunch, we headed out for our tour of the Royal
Yacht Brittania, which was ...
... film that is hilarious when you're with others because it is hideously embarrassing. Steve Carrell is such a legend. Looked over some of the things I'd bought. Got a rhino necklace for myself, raising awareness!! And a rhino keyring. Gosh it's so cute and fluffy - obviously actual rhinos aren't fluffy though. Watched more Breaking Bad. SO TENSE. I feel like it's a nightmare, how does it all happen? So tired tonight. Sleeping time...
... how important it is. In a couple of weeks we are going to Port Alfred (about half an hour drive away) to take part in a soccer tournament the the university organised designed to raise awareness about rhino poaching. A few of us might have to play in the team to represent the reserve, but hopefully the rangers will be strong and powerful and we can do well! Saying that, the first prize is a game drive at Kariega...so there wouldn't be any point in winning ...
TravelPod Member ReviewsGraham Hotel Grahamstown
Staff were really accomodating giving us the discount we wanted. Really comfortable room, a great place to relax. Thanks to all the staff
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Grahamstown, Eastern Cape 6170, Grahamstown | 5 star hotelfrom $467