Protea Hotel Edward Durban
Travel Blogs from Durban
... like tourists or backpackers and took only a bit of cash and my camera. I didn’t intend to get my camera out much and I emptied the memory card onto the laptop before we left so if I did lose it to someone then at least I wouldn’t lose any pictures. Our transport would be the local bus which had a stop right outside the hostel. A shuttle taxi into town costs around R170 each way yet the very normal looking modern bus is just R7! It did take almost ...
... 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 ...
... and sported some nice buildings.One thing which was a surprise was that the countryside did not look like we imagined it would be. It was very green and in many ways looked like a typical English countryside.The people even drive on the left side of the road
The delay in leaving Cape Town has caused us to have to miss Mauritius and go straight on to Australia, so we shall now be 9 days at sea before landing in Fremantle.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services