eMakhosini Boutique Hotel
Travel Blogs from Durban
After a target shooting contest ( which includes a pellet gun and rustic tin cans and my son Werner) we started our journey by driving from Mtunzini (on the north coast of Kwazulu natal in South Africa to Durban.
We normally are backpackers that never check in luggage, but today we have a very heavy suitcase with all the" left behind stuff" of Kevin and Sarah - this I might add includes a ...
... was born, and blacks were forcebly moved there to live under the Group Areas Act, along with the rise of townships elsewhere in South Africa. Segregation at its ugliest, next came apartheid. Now, if Africa is one of the most ethnically diverse continents, then South Africa is as contrasted in so many ways it is often difficult to understand, given its bleak apartheid past, and effort to strive forward for equality and change, but still has a long way to go. I was 16 when ...
... him again. His gear, bike and smile were all unchanged from West Africa all those months ago. His bags stained brown with dust made me shudder at a recollection of the stay of our clothes most days. He came and did a tour of Stanger Hospital, he wore a white coat and I waved him off on his wobby bike up the hill.
We had a big BBQ on Thursday by the pool, the paraffin lamps were out. There were many new faces new starters for November at the Hospital. ...
... of the congregation. The Mass, held in Emmanuel Cathedral, was offered bilingually interchanging between English and Zulu. Nice. The taxi driver did not return as agreed. We called him and he said he would send a driver. We were not comfortable off of the church grounds, as people approached us and looked us over. Not pleasant. We stayed inside the church property until the driver arrived, and returned to the large mall ...
... overview and then fill it in with a few
highlights. The problem is that there is so much background
information and history that adds colour and context to the story,
but I will do my best to include a few key pieces of information and
leave the rest up to John in his book.
Brief Context and history
Just over a year ago my Mom got a strange email from a far away place. It spoke of queens and mining companies and a place called Pondoland. She almost ignored ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility