Protea Hotel Clarens

Address: Cnr Main & Van der Merwe Streets, Clarens, Free State, 9707, South Africa | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel is located on Cnr Main & Van der Merwe Streets, Clarens.
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    Travel Blogs from Clarens

    Another week

    A travel blog entry by bridie.sheehan on Jun 01, 2015

    ... usual. I got the older ones to do a matching game. In English which they enjoyed. I stayed with Julia that night and we helped out at the primary school. The posh primary school. With a film night. There were a lot of kids there. But I helped make hotdogs and hand them out. The next day Julia and I caught a taxi to lady smith. That was an experience. Very cramped and very hot. I nearly fell off my seat several times if it wasn't for a very useful ...

    From Sweet to Sour

    A travel blog entry by terrykelly on May 02, 2015

    4 comments, 7 photos

    ... chocolates and some gifts for friends back home. The Border of Oshoek was still a long way off and advice was that this was one of the busiest border posts into Swaziland, Now it was time to get serious about finding the quickest way there and the two-way radios were very busy between our "gadget loving bushwhacker husbands". This was a new toy for TK and he found every opportunity to call his mate a few meters away. Having not been to Swaziland since our ...

    Creche and POS outing

    A travel blog entry by bridie.sheehan on Mar 15, 2015

    1 comment

    ... the toilets!!!!!! This little hurdle was crossed and the building was scrubbed clean. Any day now the toilets themselves will be repaired and or replaced. Water was another challenge. The only tap was not working and the Jojo tank had long since met its fate. Once again with much appreciated assistance the pipe was repaired, tap replaced and running water restored.So where do we go from here? Basins need to be put into ...

    Sparky always dreamed of being a 4X4...

    A travel blog entry by jenny.whinney on Apr 05, 2014

    45 photos

    ... about Sparky's well-being, he does seem to have escaped with only one potentially new tiny scrape and and a very dusty covering. Our quick look over hasn't revealed any parts hanging off or leaks at least so I guess that's something. For those of you worrying about Clare's blood pressure - that wasn't a patch on what happened to her stress levels later on.

    In the next section we saw 2 giraffes in the distance and then ...

    Ladysmith to Clarens

    A travel blog entry by bushmantours on Mar 23, 2014

    13 photos

    ... resurfaced but the contractor ran out of money. The original tarmac surface has been removed but not replaced so there are numerous potholes and loose gravel. It is known as the worst road in South Africa and has been like this for at least two years. And this is a main route! Onto the Golden Gate Highlands National Park, located in the Free State Park on the border with Lesotho. The Park consists of a series of sandstone valleys with complex and beautiful rock ...