Protea Hotel The Imperial

224 Jabu Ndlovu Street, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, 3200, South Africa | 2 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Pietermaritzburg

Yearly holiday

A travel blog entry by bosnia-boy


The first day we arrived here my wife ( SAM ) was very ill, she ended up at the hospital the very next day so our holiday did not start off well. I must say that this city had really stunning old buildings dating back to the lat 1800's, their city hall was out of this world and even the police station was lovely to photograph.

Back on the Road + heading to Zim, well kind of...

A travel blog entry by robspackman


... A sort of watery explosion has shook the bonnet whilst we travel at 90mph. It like a water bomb from heaven. I see steam fly across the windscreen and water gurgle from the clean white bonnet. This looks bad.

Swiftly pulling over on the hard shoulder by a steep bank of rotten pine stumps we examine the damage. A fat rubber hose from radiator to engine has torn itself apart, spewing hot coolant into the air. There is ...

Out of the Frying Pan and into the Fire

A travel blog entry by kelseyham


I guess I should start with saying, Sawabona. Which, for those few of you who aren't fluent in Zulu, means hello. Although, I think quite a few of us have been using it to mean anything and everything we want it to, since its probably the only word we know so far :)
I don't really have words to explain what's been going on. In fact, I've been putting off this blog because I just am at a total loss for what to write. It could also be partially because I've never written ...

Gazing from God's Window

A travel blog entry by adventuregirl21


... they did turn out to be quite lucky as they were located right next to a huge gold deposit.

Our final stop on this delightfully fun and scenic route was the charming town of Pilgrim's Rest where we were able to rest for lunch! It is a perfectly preserved 1800's mining town which looks like it would be equally at home in the Wild West of the US. Gold was first discovered in this area in 1873 and the town developed ...

Embodied Forgiveness; Zulu Prince Buthelezi

A travel blog entry by amoffitt08


... along with it his fight to abolish the severe injustices that accompanied the apartheid regime, and oppressed his people. Behind the surface, you could feel the pain that drenched his life as a result for standing up for what he believed, but more than that you could feel peace. The peace that passes understanding, the kind that only God could give him. The kind that allowed him to forgive those who persecuted him, and build a new south africa ...

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This 2 star hotel, located on 224 Jabu Ndlovu Street, Pietermaritzburg, is near Santa Lucia Estuary, Alexandra Park, Tatham Art Gallery, and Comrades Marathon House.
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