The last and final leg of my journey leads up from the South Coast and Durban, north towards Johannesburg, stopping only once at the excellent Drakensberg mountain range. The Amphitheatre is in the Northern Drakensberg, a huge bowl shaped area of valleys, canyons and cliffs which stretch up to some of the highest peaks in […]
Read More South Africa Part8 – The Drakensberg
So the rather unimaginatively named South Coast stretches on from the start of the Kwazulu Natal up until Durban, where it switches again to Zululand. Only a couple of stops along this stretch for me, although there’a good few options for Bazbusers. Umzumbe was my first, and unlike the name may suggest, it’s much more westernised […]
Read More South Africa Part7 – The South Coast
So, continuing with my Bazbus journey along the south coast of Africa I came to The Sunshine Coast, the section the leads from the Garden Route past Port Elizabeth and joins the Wild Coast in the east. I think it officially starts at Storms River, which was just something we passed over (I had […]
Read More South Africa Part5 – The Sunshine Coast
I traveled over to SA on my ‘long way home’ trip, after my Chinese Visa was declined (one day, when I’ve written all these blogs up I’ll put links in!) I had a good friend over there, and now I have a few more. It’s not exactly en-route between Hanoi and London, but I wanted […]
Read More South Africa – As cheap as Asia, as exciting as Australia!