Fairmont Zimbali Lodge
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Today we left the hotel and had a quick tour of Durban and then visited the Indian market which cost a few rand! Great market for traditional Zulu wares and Indian spices. Now I need more cash.
On the bus and a drive out of Durban north to meet our boat for the river cruise. This was a long drive but necessary to get us into the area ...
... my heart belongs to. Yet here in Durban I'm blessed with amazing friendships and an ecclesia and yet when it comes to work i feel like i'm just piggy backing on everyone else's work and i'm struggling to find my place.
But then today was a good day, we went to Mariannhill and i had a job to run a Sunday school lesson for the kids. It was a weird feeling, the last time I was in this creche was the 2nd day of arriving in Africa, and here I was after 7 months ...
The day started early with much excitement, a nice change to the rather stressful last while. We got the final things packed and headed to the airport where we enjoyed a R20 breakfast with my mom and Pet. Waving goodbye brought tears to my eyes - the sadness of saying goodbye (even if only for a few months), the excitement of the journey ahead and the relief of having successfully pried our hands off our ...
... Although, it was already a very different to the West Africa we left behind us.
Back then a night of persistent harrying by mosquitoes in the sweltering lofty airport departure hall of Duala airport and the confiscation of our motor bike taxi man's vehicle by the military had added to our confusion. This time the only confusion we felt was our own making.
I could see the bush through the windows of our pristine hire car. It was very clean and very ...
... the owner of the bar in the hostel took us to a rave at a bar on the beach front that was called Endless Summer and introduced us to some of the dj's there. We had only heard of one of them called Emerson who was playing at sankys in Manchester the following month which was cool. He plays at Ibiza and all famous clubs so we'll have to check out his profile out. he invited us to meet up with him in Oz and it was all going well until I burnt his mixing finger with a cigarette!! ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services