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Brief stop in Hermanus Bay

SOUTH AFRICA | Wed, 3 Apr 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [544]

Hermanus, the end of our Baz Bus journey was a brief overnight stop. Having arrived quite late, we had to wait until the morning to explore the town. The sun was out and it wasn’t hard to see why it is such a popular destination for the city folk ... Read more >

Tags: baz bus, dolphins, hermanus bay, travel buddies, weekend visits, whale crier, whales


SOUTH AFRICA | Thu, 28 Mar 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [615]

The noise of the ceaseless pounding of the ocean is carried on the cool breeze straight into the large open windows in my room where I am comfortably sat in an armchair, cup of tea nearby, ready to begin my account of Wilderness. We arrived at The ... Read more >

Tags: annies place, baz bus, beach house, journey, ocean, secret cave, south africa, waves, wilderness

The Secret Cave, Wilderness

SOUTH AFRICA | Tue, 26 Mar 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [1672]

Having heard tell of a man that lives in a disused railway tunnel not far from here, a group of 5 of us decided that we would take a late afternoon walk to investigate. We walked through the tunnel without expectation and certainly none that would live ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, baz bus, secret cave, wilderness


SOUTH AFRICA | Tue, 26 Mar 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [771]

And so we arrived in Knysna (pronounced Nyzna). The drizzly rain we had driving here cleared up and the afternoon was dry, although still cloudy. Arriving at Jembjo’s hostel, we put our bags in the dorm and headed out to see the sights. This is ... Read more >

Tags: art, artists, backpacking, baz bus, fishing, harbour, knysna, pick n pay, pledge

Port Elizabeth to Knysna

SOUTH AFRICA | Sun, 24 Mar 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [837]

Coffee Bay to Port Elizabeth (commonly referred to simply as PE) and 12 hours on Baz Bus to get there! It was a really long journey with the sun relentlessly piercing through the window, and no shades/curtains to prevent it - at times it was unbearably ... Read more >

Tags: african array, baz bus, bbq, braai, hiking, plettenberg bay, plettenberg bay, robberg

Coffee Bay

SOUTH AFRICA | Sat, 23 Mar 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [2364] | Comments [1]

Many petrol stations on the major routes in South Africa are a hive of activity and meeting/drop off points. Baz Bus collected us from Mantis and Moon and dropped us at a station at Mthatha where bags and weary travellers were loaded onto a shuttle taxi ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, baz bus, beach, beach huts, campfire, chill out, coffee bay, coffee shack, transkei


SOUTH AFRICA | Sat, 16 Mar 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [592] | Comments [1]

Sunny Durban, the main city in Kwazulu-Natal is home to around 4 million people and a multitude of nationalities and for us, a compulsory one night stop. All today’s drop offs were scheduled for South Beach and ours was the first hostel. Driving ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, baz bus, bunny chow, durban, happy hippo, hostels, natal, sharks, ushaka marine, world cup stadium

Northern Drakensberg

SOUTH AFRICA | Sat, 16 Mar 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [711]

Northern Drakensberg to Durban It has been a long day! After breakfast we re-organised our day packs to cover the likely potential rainfall we may meet before we set off on our day trip to the top of the Tugela Falls, some 3,200m above sea level. ... Read more >

Tags: ampitheatre, baz bus, climbing, drakenberg mountains, hiking, hostels, trekking, tugela falls

Pretoria to the Northern Drakensberg

SOUTH AFRICA | Thu, 14 Mar 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [1076]

Today begins my road journey of over 2,000km that will take me from Pretoria to Durban and along the coast to Cape Town.   The 1322 Backpackers hostel in Pretoria was my first taste of hostel life and I arrived yesterday to a warm welcome from ... Read more >

Tags: 2, ampitheatre, backpacking, baz bus, castle beer, cost to coast, drakensberg, hostels, pretoria, tugela falls


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