Travel Blogs from Port Elizabeth
Just a night in Port Elizabeth to allow Mum and Dad to get a bit of rest before we continued East to the Shamwari game reserve.
... see one of the best sunsets of the whole trip and more great views of the rugged coastline. The town of St Gilles Les Bains, a short drive away, was reminiscent of any small fishing village that could be found on the Mediterranean coast. A hive of activity, even on a Sunday, as the day's catches were offloaded from boats and delivered to the numerous restaurants that cluttered the waterfront. The nearby beach was full to bursting and the whole town had such a laid back, relaxed feel ...
... just Port Elizabeth. The idea of running clubs comes from the Colonial background of the English I've been told. It's a really neat idea. All the clubs join at different places on different days and the Chair plans different routes to run as a group. Everyone is very supportive.
Due to my need to stay in shape (seeing as surfing wasn't always reliable) and to also be outside, I finally decided to give the Achilles Running Club a try. I ...
... next to a South African charcoal grill, and taking a dip into a pool of cool, refreshing Pepto Bismol ...
We crossed our fingers that dessert wouldn't also be microwaved, and we were extremely pleased to find that it never set foot inside the microwave - hooray! Of course, given that it was ice cream, the chances of it being microwaved were highly unlikely, though you never know! I never like complaining about food, no ...
... eggs, omlette, vegetables and a breakfast muffin! I will never fly with anyone else if I can help it. And this is even with my budget flying. Crazy.
As soon as we got into Port Elizabeth we snapped a couple of photos at arrivals and went out separate ways. I had a man from "Smiley Tours" collecting me and another volunteer to take us on the 2 hour drive to the Kariega Game Reserve - our final destination. Another man was in the taxi who ...
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Wendy will look after you so well.
You will not have a better breakfast
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