So stayed at the Shoestrings Backpackers Guesthouse again as knew the ropes! Sure is a hub 4 international travellers as shared dorm room with 3 Japanese chicks (1 going to Cairo & 2 to Belgium), an Aussie heading to Vanuatu an island in Pacific!, a German going to Hong Kong, another German arriving, another Swiss heading to Mozambique to dive & me heading to Durban!! Two of the Japanese chicks wanted to catch the High Speed Train but were kinda scared to walk there (hell it was fuking daytime lol) so offered to escort them there walking cuz thought would do a good deed!!
Then there were 2 Swiss traveling Africa in a 4x4 truck with a tent on top that they bought if U can believe it?? But what different was this English couple living in Zimbabwe who were staying in a budget guesthouse with their about 3 yr old kid & nanny/servant!!! Like who the hell stays in a cheap end guesthouse (like I stay in) with a fuking Nanny cuz shit U have to know where I stay is usually rock bottom in class lol! But only the English like to eat up the Raj mentality & their Class structure with servants & nannies as they love to exploit the locals to promote their superiority & rank espec in Africa & India well in fact everywhere! But all I ask is plz don't stay in the same shit hole as me with a nanny cuz its must be just a fuking facade or they're fuking too lazy to feed their own kid!!!! Anyway maybe they were staying there probably cuz the owner of the guesthouse is English so he probably eats that shit up too!
So hung around Jo'burg for a couple days as tried to decide what/where/how wud go next!! Then figured was time to go as decided to try the Baz Bus to Durban cuz they pick a person up from their Guest House! Yeah its a bit expensive (500. $50) but wtf dislike going into Jo'burg as dislike the place!
So yeah left for Durban on the Baz Bus http://www.alternativeroute.net/backpacker-transport/bus-and-shuttle-services/baz-bus.html which is a bus org for backpackers (tho dislike being labeled a backpacker tho I carry one cuz more convenient but would rather be referred as a traveller lol) which picks a person up from your guesthouse/lodge & drops U off at any one U choose (so saves on taxis, searching & walking to u'r guesthouse). The bus carries 20 pax and on this trip most got off in the Drackenburg mountains https://www.google.ca/search?q=drakensberg+mtns+south+africa&espv=2&biw=1218&bih=659&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=TkpdVO7rNs7SoAT28oCgBg&ved=0CEUQsAQ But didnt get off cuz tho beautiful well wasnt into doing touristy stuff with all the others! Then went thru the city of Pietermaritzburg the second largest city in the province of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pietermaritzburg
Then we made it to Durban, the Indian center of S.Africa!! I had booked a bed at the Happy Hippo Guest house which cost 150 R (same as many Guest Houses) as it was 2 blks from the beach!
Tho had no thought of smoking in S.A. but all that changed after visiting Swaziland lol! Heck at the Guest House ended up smoking a few times with a couple of peep staying there! As smoked weed with Deon (African), Josh (American from Virginia) & Andy(Chinese Amer from NY)! Tried out my new pipe with my African dorm mate who only drank but did it big time as wud drink 18 beers!! We'd head up the roof to smoked but an American (Sabrina) -French (Jimmy) couple said they smoked in their room but unfort I was in a dorm LOL! One night a bunch of us staying at the Guesthouse went to a chill place called Cool Running! So Sandile (my S.African dorm mate), Ashley, Judith (Dutch chick), Julia, Sabrina, Jimmy, Oliver, & myself went to Cool Runnimgs mainly to get weed!
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cool-Runnings-Durban/104182989699690 Another night we all went to a bar called Winston Pub with Toto (German dude who kept in touch with and met in Capetown), Pablo, Ashley & 6 Africaans!
Also ran into Sibyl the Swiss chick met in Swazi as her friend and her friend stayed at the Happy Hippo one night!
bought it from Durban to Capetown 3080 R (about $308 USD) which was fuking expen$ive but wtf was being lazy and a no brainer way to travel lol! But thought shit wudn't have to buy another ticket as it was a convenient way to get off & on any bus to see all the cool towns/villages between Jo burg & Capetown along the beautiful east coast about 1300 km/800 miles! http://www.sa-venues.com/maps/south-africa-national-roads.htm
Lot of peep told me about this real chill down the coast which had to check out called Coffee Bay!
The Baz Bus got to Coffee Bay by 5:30 pm just in time for the steak dinner which was being served there for guests!!