UMhlanga Sands Resort

44 Lagoon Drive, Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal, 4320, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Umhlanga Rocks

Comrades Marathon 2014

A travel blog entry by cherie9

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... to those who come between 9 and 11 hours). I never thought of this as a possibility especially because there was a point in the race where I didn’t even think we would make cut off. The problem was that my estimate was based on the fact that I had to run 52 to 53 miles. Since all the race markers were in kms, and I was going off my Garmin which told me the distance in miles, I realized there was a problem when the marker said 21.2 kms i.e. a half marathon or ...

Mbona Adventure

A travel blog entry by julieblyth

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... Lisbon for the real thing sometime. Next stop was the Zulu village where we experienced a bit of cultural tourism with dancing and singing. It was also at the top of the hill in an area called The Valley of a Thousand Hills so there were magnificent views down the valley. Lunch was at Hilton which was a shopping complex built on the edge of an old quarry. There were amazing rugged cliffs and a beautiful lake at ...

Around Durban

A travel blog entry by tizwoz

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... volunteers who are extremely slow and chaotic so be warned, but worth supporting for the sheer amusement. They reminded me very much of the League of Friends at the hospital! The gardens are a reasonable size so allow an hour at least to walk around. Our taxi driver waited for us as there are no taxis available outside if you are not in your own car. The Orchid house in particular ...

Stanger Hospital: Chaos and compassion

A travel blog entry by robspackman

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... of the back packers in Ballito described Stanger as "Hell." Despite this disingenuous judgement by a White South African I like its rough and ready charms. Genuine people live work and shop here. I like it by day that is.

There is a sizeable Indian populations too (a result of colonial migration) and curries and very British corner shops abound. It’s a real place and the capital of old King Shakas old Zulu empire weighed by history.

There are several of ...

Memories of old..

A travel blog entry by chezj

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... airport here in Durban about 5 more miles down the road. This area has really grown but still has the beautiful sea and landscape. We then went for a drive down to the Durban beach where I saw the World Cup Soccer stadium. It is quite an impressive stadium named Moses Mabhida and a lot has changed along the beachfront. I passed by the Ice Rink and ...

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This hotel, located on 44 Lagoon Drive, Umhlanga Rocks, is near Tembe Elephant National Park and Natal Shark Board.
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