The Royal Guest House

8 Beach Crescent, East London, Eastern Cape, 6170, South Africa | Hotel
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EVERY EXPERIENCE IS AN EXPERIENCE

A travel blog entry by ouryearinafrica

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... I also needed to forget saying Siyabonga (thank you) and learn the Xhosa thank you that is "enkosi". Thankfully Tracey knows quite a lot of Xhosa and was able to teach me on the go. The children absorbed our lesson (or should I say Yvette's lesson which she teaches our brain gym grade 1 class) as we taught them signs to go with the English words "look" "in" "here" which we repeated over and over before learning to write it in shaving cream on coloured paper and ...

September

A travel blog entry by samandalice

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... from joberg a few years before. The setting was great, in a farm house, and we were the only guests that night, eating by candlelight. The four course set menu was truly unbelievable, the best food we have eaten here in SA and that is saying a lot. We had a French onion soup to start, followed by a salmon tart. The main was beef rolled in peppercorns, with vegetables and the panacotta for desert was outstanding. It was all topped off by some good wine, ...

Hogsback Hiking

A travel blog entry by samandalice

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Hi there, Just a quick post with some photos. We both had the weekend off last weekend, as did our friends Jon and Elia. We had dinner together a couple of weeks ago, and after a couple of glasses of wine, Alice agreed to go on a hiking trip that Jon had been planning! After some half hearted attempts to back track, we got prepared and set off on Friday for Hogsback in the hills. We've been before, and had ...

The Trans-Kei

A travel blog entry by samandalice

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... with a refreshing G&T. Fed and watered we headed off for the main event- a hike along the beach to the Jakaranda, a shipwreck from the 70s. At this point I realised I had no trainers (or any shoes at all) so had to take the hike on au natural. With the afternoon sun beating down, and a mixture of sand, rocky outcrops, grass and tracks to walk along it was fairly challenging, and lots of fun. I was reminded of hikes as a scout with that feeling when the legs take over and ...

2013 so far

A travel blog entry by samandalice

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... and I thought my time is probably up. Jon crazily started to paddle toward them, and shouted that they were dolphins. I was sceptical at first, but soon saw that he was right. So we cruised on the swell a bit with about 15 dolphins within touching distance (I still didn't touch them in case they were sharks in disguise). I then mentally compared that to sitting in a traffic jam listening to Grimmy on radio one, and thought this life isn't too bad. In ...

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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding