Protea Hotel Edward Durban
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It has been a journey of experience and emotion. Of hot and cold both physically and emotionally. A journey to the soul of South Africa. The day we left Swasiland there was a protest closing the three major border crossings. The South African Union organizers are trying to bring workers in Swasiland under their umbrella. They are angry that the …
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A word of caution is in order at this point, I think. If you think Africa is hot, don't visit them in their winter months! With no central heating and not enough warm clothes because I thought I was going to a warm continent, I'm lucky my nose hasn't frozen and fallen off yet! While the days are reasonable, the nights are flipping freezing - to the extent that we ...
... flight to Dublin is delayed by an hour, but that is all part of travelling - by this time things like that do not even faze me. The reason for the delay is interesting - they had to steam the airplane in order to get rid of the snow that accumulated on it. As we are from sunny South Africa, this is foreign to us and it turned into a first time ...
... drinks I took the opportunity to explore. The sea was clearly more suited to surfers than to me because there were waves crashing everywhere and I would not have wanted to go in there on my own. The weather was also taking a turn for the worse so I headed back indoors just in time to experience one of the biggest torrential thunderstorms I have ever seen, water cascading down and lightning bolts flashing through the sky. Sleeping in a wigwam in ...
... the truck and the girls will be leaving us, or we'll be leaving them... Couldnt decide whether to go to the Beach or marine world, uShaka is like a marine water park thing, but weather wasn't like it was in Dubai so wasn't that fussed! decided to go to the beach in the end with the Dutch, German, austrian and Swiss!! Felt a bit dodgy as was leaving, just tired n weird, but ok ish, then as we were walking my gut started being paiiiiiiinful!!! So I bought some water ...
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