Kings Beach Backpackers

41 Windermere Rd, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, 6001, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Port Elizabeth

Welcome party

A travel blog entry by svefredrik

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I arrive in Port Elizabeth airport with all luggage intact from Copenhagen, Frankfurt and Johannesburg. My darling Tabisa is here to great me and we head for her home in Motherwell. A lunch has been prepared which soon turns into a full blown party. Many neighbors, family and friends turn up. It's typically African to invite yourself to a party …

Slouching

A travel blog entry by svefredrik

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Tabisa is studying for the exam while I'm getting things organized for the trip westward. My old Vodacom SIM card was deactivated so I had to buy a new one. I also bought a 3G modem and struggled a bit with both to get them to work. We'll be leaving for Western Cape on Friday. Meanwhile I'll be slouching on the beach while Taby is sweating over her stats books. Life's a beach.

Surfing my first wave

A travel blog entry by svefredrik

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Next few days I take it easy waiting for Tabisa's last exam for this semester. I'm staying at a nice backpacker's which is quiet and private while still in a good location almost by the waterfront, where the surfers hangout and a few swimmers. Even at this time of year, when it's winter, the water is still a decent 18 degrees or so. The waves today …

Port Elizabeth

A travel blog entry by kutschi

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Dienstag(15.06.10):
Heut steht das Spiel Elfenbeinkueste gegen Portugal an. Von meinem Backpacker bin ich erstmal an Strand um mit dem Shuttle Bus zum Stadion zu fahren. Da ich viel zu frueh dran war hab ich mir im Stadion auf nem Bildschirm zusammen mit nem Slovaken Slovakei gegen Neuseeland angeschaut. Er war ganz stolz und hat gemeint dass …

Slappa dagar

A travel blog entry by svefredrik

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Dom sista dagarna gör jag inte mycket. Slappar vid stranden, ett museumbesök. Vi besöker restauranger runt Boardwalk och Captain's som har blivit mitt och Tabisas favorithak. Det är en salig blandning av folk där. Svarta, färgade och vita. Turister och lokala. Bögar, prostituerade, transvestiter och torskar. Några dagar i veckan är det karaoke. …

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This hotel, located on 41 Windermere Rd, Port Elizabeth, is near Red Location Museum, Port Elizabeth Oceanarium, Humewood Golf Course, and No 7 Castle Hill Museum.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsKings Beach Backpackers Port Elizabeth

    Reviewed by svefredrik

    Nice and private at a premier location

    Reviewed Jun 22, 2011
    by (1 review) Lund , Sweden Flag of Sweden

    Great backpacker's, friendly staff, good location near to the beach and clubs.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Kings Beach Backpackers Port Elizabeth

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent