The Russel Hotel

Address: Cnr. Long & Graham Street, Knysna, Western Cape, 6570, South Africa | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Cnr. Long & Graham Street, Knysna, is near The Cango Caves, Knysna Elephant Park, Outeniqua Transport Museum, and Le Spa Tranquille.
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      Heads and township

      A travel blog entry by coughlantravel on Mar 11, 2015

      2 comments, 7 photos

      ... brought to the area by tourism. But 200,000 people live there, and I can only imagine what the consequences might be if they all decided to upset the current social order. A lot of food for thought!

      Pigs, goats, donkeys, cows and chickens are 'The Big Five' in the townships.

      Back, shower, free wine and out for a more casual dinner - another salad for me as I have breakfast to consider!


      'It will be the best 10 days of your lives' Part 2

      A travel blog entry by jacandpito on Apr 12, 2014

      2 comments, 26 photos

      ... a little black boy with a blue and white stripes shirt to take home but apparently that's not allowed) along with meeting her family in her house where the kids played and jumped all over us, sang us songs, tried to teach Pito how to 'play' the drums and not just bang it and taught us some Xhosa clicking words (not surprisingly we all suck at clicking!!). There's no doubt the Xhosa and coloured people (what we call 'half-cast) of this township live a ...


      A travel blog entry by pwong on Jan 03, 2013

      16 photos

      ... you do affects the whole World. When you do well, it spreads out; it is for the whole of humanity."

      - Archbishop Desmond Tutu

      Perhaps the most infamous aspect of South Africa is the Apartheid Era, and one of its enduring legacies are the townships dotting the country's landscape, a reminder of how millions were evicted from areas designated as white-only, and forced to move into areas designated for non-whites. Like Brazil's ...

      Hiking Robberg Nature Reserve

      A travel blog entry by eldonsteeves on Oct 01, 2012

      5 photos

      ... it was fun. Eldon got the fish, Cob, with risotto, and it was delicious. The quality of the food and service was outstanding as agreed by all of our party. The fish here is so fresh. Eldon and I started with a mozzarella and basil salad to share hoping our guests would feel comfortable ordering more than just a main dish. I also ordered a chocolate ganache with vanilla bean ice cream. Chris ordered the same ...

      Continuing the Garden Route Journey

      A travel blog entry by jim.diane on Sep 20, 2011

      4 photos

      ... larger than our house. It even has a gas fireplace in the living area which seems to be the main source of heat (radiant heat in floor is very localized). Walked around the area which seems to be a quiet residential enclave with nice walking trails. Ate in the restaurant at the guest house since we didn't feel like driving into town.