After another 10 hours drive on the Baz Bus I made it back to Durban and checked into one of the nicest hostels I’ve seen so far. It’s first floor of an old building (and thankfully the bus driver carried my bag upstairs!!!) with an open courtyard around which are the rooms, bar, kitchen and… Continue reading Durban.
When I told other people on the Baz Bus I was skipping over Coffee Bay and heading straight down to Chintsa I got some funny looks but the view from my dorm room definitely reassured me I made the right choice. The scenery here is simply stunning! I got off the Baz Bus with 4… Continue reading Stunning Chintsa!
I left Jo’burg on Good Friday for my first leg of the Baz Bus, the backpackers hop-on-hop-off bus in South Africa. Pickup was at 8am and I was to spend the next 8 hours driving down to Durban. The bus was pretty empty which was a blessing seeing as I was to be on here… Continue reading So much driving!
First stop on my trip has been Jo’burg and I didn’t really know what to expect as you hear some awful things about this city and are told not to walk anywhere on your own (which isn’t what I’m used to) but it hasn’t been a bad few days. I arrived at the airport after… Continue reading Johannesburg
So the day I have been planning for a year is finally here and I am currently sat in Gatwick airport writing this waiting to board my plane. I don’t think it actually dawned on me until I said bye to my parents and walked through security that I was actually going. Made me feel… Continue reading This is it!
Anyone that knows me knows the one thing I really struggle with is packing light. I’m the ‘what if I need that’ type packer which is not ideal when you are going backpacking for 3 months. So today I did packing attempt number one which can only be described as hell! That mound of stuff… Continue reading Packing Hell!
So today was my last day of work until the middle of a July and I could not be more excited! Don’t get me wrong, I love my job (yes those people do exist!) but it means 10 days to relax with my family and friends and that the trip is finally here. I mentioned… Continue reading Last day of work? Check!