Protea Hotel Umhlanga Ridge

Address: 14 Palm Boulevard, Umhlanga Ridge, Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal, 4321, South Africa | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on 14 Palm Boulevard, Umhlanga Ridge, Umhlanga Rocks, is near Tembe Elephant National Park and Natal Shark Board.
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    A travel blog entry by ouryearinafrica on Nov 25, 2014

    1 comment

    ... in the first place we ever stayed in Africa" I had to break it to him that the first place we stayed was at john and Belinda's and then the second place we stayed was Margate and that only after about 8 months of being here did we eventually stay in the accomodation. But even so, here we are, with a lot more stuff and a whole extra child! I think it's good to be back and cramped into the place fondly known as "Africa" because it makes me want to keep moving forward and get back to ...


    A travel blog entry by ouryearinafrica on Sep 24, 2014

    1 comment, 7 photos

    ... you bring clothes, blankets and more for them to buy for 1 Rand its craziness is elevated. The women scrabbled for their goods with the occasional woman holding up a shoe and screaming out in Zulu what I assume was “If you find the pair that belongs with this its mine!!” however unlike most western sales that can cause blood shed as chaotic as this was i generally heard a lot of screams and laughter as the woman pushed and grabbed and ...

    Chowin’ on some bovine head (and other fun s

    A travel blog entry by alexdaugherty on Feb 28, 2014

    3 photos

    ... audience even suggested he’d make a
    decent replacement for Zuma!

    The next day I had a chance to visit the Warwick Markets, an
    amalgamation of local markets where informal traders can sell their goods. The
    markets are a bustling place, they sit on top of a train station and the city
    hubs for taxis and buses is close by. There are all sorts of goods being sold,
    from traditional herbs and medicines to bovine head. The herb market is

    Spending the Winter in the Summer!

    A travel blog entry by hstephens123 on Jan 01, 2012

    19 photos

    ... I bid her farewell in the morning of the 1st, only to subsequently get on the train into London to fly out of Heathrow that night.

    Arrival in Durban (via Johannesburg) was a rude awakening to the fact that places outside of England actually have sun. I was instantly blinded by the blue skies and bright yellow light of summer, and then almost immediately drenched in sweat as I walked out to the car in my insulated Bristol-winter clothing. Finally! ...

    A Birthday in Sandy India

    A travel blog entry by marielbird on Mar 11, 2011

    3 photos

    ... and the markets have a million tiny shops offering up an endless supply of sweet or spicy or extra spicy curries.

    Aside from its Indian influences, Durban is also well known for its beaches, which we made a point of visiting before we left. Durban’s beach was crowded compared to Port Elizabeth, which we had shared with only a children’s swim club. The sand was a bit more coarse than in Port Elizabeth as well, but it ...