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Drakensberg

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Drakensberg

Arriving Northern Drakensberg Dec 3 .We have got till Dec 15 before going on to Durban. We will be backpacking. Maybe think abpout battlefields and out to St Lucia.Is it feasable any ideas would be most welcome,especially routes aqnd hostels.

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Definitely feasible, but when you say backpacking are you intending to take public transport or will you have your own hire vehicle.? It can only really be done if you have your own mode of transport. Sa is a huge place and Kzn province is big enough and the public transport system is not that great, unless you intend to catch the African taxis which can be unreliable and often the driving is not too hot either, but it would be the true backpacking experience through S Africa, I guess.

www.kimssouthafrica.blogspot.com

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Own Car cheers

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I've not stayed in backpacker places in the Drakensberg (have timeshare and stayed in two of the hotels as well) but the link below may help - near the bottom of the page for backpackers).

The same site also gives information on the battlefields - menu on the top left of the page.

drakensberg-tourism.com/drakensberg-accommod…

Here's a link to a good map of the area:-

www.drakensberg-tourist-map.com/drakmap.pdf

And, here's a link to a map of the battlefields with accomodation possibilities - sorry, never stayed anywhere there as I live in driving distance.

sa-venues.com/maps/kwazulunatal_battlefields…

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cheers

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