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E-Mail Address for Jackalberry Safari Lodge

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E-Mail Address for Jackalberry Safari Lodge

My wife and a friend are on an extended trip to South Africa and will be going to the Jackalberry Safari Lodge for a stay in a couple of days. I see that they have Internet access and would like to know if anyone happens to have the e-mail address of the lodge. Thank you for your help.

Howick, South Africa
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1. Re: E-Mail Address for Jackalberry Safari Lodge

Their web site - www.jackalberry.co.za - gives their email as info@jackalberry.co.za

Port Elizabeth
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2. Re: E-Mail Address for Jackalberry Safari Lodge

Just dont get tooo excited about internet access. In South African cities, internet is very, very slow. In the bush, it is often just one point up from dead-slow.

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3. Re: E-Mail Address for Jackalberry Safari Lodge

Hi lamlee

I think you are being too pessimistic about internet access in South Africa. Sure it is not cutting edge. But I live in Hout Bay – which some people in Cape Town say is out in the sticks! My 4 megabit ADSL line runs virtually all the time at over 3 meg – except mid afternoon when all the kids get home from school and log on for on-line gaming. 8meg is now available but I’ve never felt the need. I probably get 3 or 4 unscheduled interruptions a year. I use VOIP for all my phone calls. A 20 Mbyte download takes around a minute. For wireless coverage most cities (and many smaller towns) are covered by HSPDA which runs at up to 7.2 meg. Sure in more rural areas, in the bush you will only have GPRS for wireless and land line dial up. Obviously if you cannot get phone connection you cannot get internet (except by direct satellite link). Maybe the fault is with your ISP? Now the cost, compared to many countries, is a different matter!

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