Protea Hotel Umhlanga
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- Smoking rooms available
- Conference facilities
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Refrigerator in room
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... of scoops
of ice cream. Smith and Western could take a few lessons. It was so good to
actually walk somewhere although slightly nerve racking on the way back
walking down a deserted road.
Monday 24th August
Taking advantage of the good weather we lazed away the day at the pool, while the younger 2 shared their frisbee with some new found friends I read and enjoyed the views. Craig
and Aimee were back at Ifix as the ...
... with the wine!), the Germans, the English and Asians from the Indian sub-continent. We started in the Bo Kaap district also called the Malay quarter. This is where many of the slaves were housed. When slavery was abolished the freemen (and woman) chose to paint their homes in bright colours as a celebration of their new found freedom, in spite of a city ordinance prescribing white wash. The tradition has continued to this day. The kids loved this rainbow ...
... too exciting along this stretch of the trip, some some relaxing days on the beach with some cool people and a lot of barbecues. I did run into my buddy Ben randomly at a bus stop. We met 1.5 years ago in Turkey and he was just down in SA for a wedding. I was getting off the bus for our lunch stop and who do I see sitting on the curb? It's a pretty small world. I also got asked my thoughts on South Africa (from a traveling perspective). For me it's too easy, ...
... shops and supermarket (partially lit by generators), we found a restaurant that provided salads. Yay..just what I would have ordered anyway! Lovely sitting in candlelight talking about lions and tigers and bears oh my, sorry make that lions and zebras and wilderbeasts oh my. 20 or so minutes after ordering the lights came back on, so we reordered. Or some do us did. Great night (and day) had with lovely company! Miss you Lynney and ...
... the shop and cafe you are immediately drawn to the small furry animals sunbathing precariously on the edge of oblivion. The Rock Hyrax or "Dassies" as they are locally known. These small thick set furry mammals are the closest genetic relative to the Elephant. Their poorly developed internal temperature regulation means they compensate by behaviours such as huddling and basking in the sun. Making them look like cute balls of fluff huddled over ...