The Benjamin

141 Florida Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 4001, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Durban

Filling in the waiting days

A travel blog entry by mickoobyrne


... then you get sent somewhere else a couple of times until finally your container is located. All good, seal still intact and my own lock still on, unlike Australia where they simply cut it off and discard. Seems that the customs guys are not meeting at the time agreed, so another small wait. Finally they show up and we unlock the container where they do a perfunctory check of the engine number and head off. I connect the battery and as usual the Toyota starts first turn of the key. ...

Melville, Glenhills and the Luthuli museum

A travel blog entry by katyn19


... of all people, giving voice to women as well as the black population. Throughout his lifetime he was placed under house arrest, given banning orders to prevent him from receiving visitors, and endured multiple attempts by the then South African government to silence him. In 1961 he was awarded the Nobel prize and was at first refused travel to Oslo to collect it. When he did get there he was offered a comfortable life in Norway but refused, preferring to return to fight for his ...

World cruise 2013

A travel blog entry by nando64


... our palms for disposal, then on to another formal night in the La Fontaine room. Today's theme was celebration day and everyone received a top hat mine was red and Mary Ann’s green so we looked sort of Christmassy, others at the table had blue, black and white.

We now have two sea days to reach Cape Town where we will again try to make it up Table Mountain. Peter our tablemate from Africa said that it all will depend on the ...

100 % chance of rain

A travel blog entry by thealfers


... has to offer.

Unfortunately, the Alfers family became a crime statistic with Laura's car being stolen on the second last night. Luckily the security company was able to track it down later that night. The news of the car theft was the perfect start to the celebrations of Shannon's (AKA Momma-Loo) birthday and spirits were quickly lifted as we headed in to town to celebrate with some Durban curry.

With ...

What happened next

A travel blog entry by soulfood

... earlier. port (left) forward cabin thankyou!
chatted and cuddled for hours slepped a little cuddles were nice, i fit well in his arms as we sat on the back deck talking and looking at all the pretty boats.
Isabella was the other crew member on the boat, Dandelion, she and a few others had brought it down from Seychells and it was in having repairs and restock to go to a new charter venue. It was Interesting to meet another person ...

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This hotel, located on 141 Florida Road, Durban, is near uShaka Marine World, Mitchell Park, Nambiti Game Conservancy, and Natal Shark Board.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding