The San­tos Ex­press

South African Country Life - - Country Escapes -

An au­then­tic de­com­mis­sioned pas­sen­ger train sits per­ma­nently on the edge of the Blue Flag San­tos Beach in Mos­sel Bay. It doesn’t go any­where and the wheels are rusted tight, but when you stay at this very un­usual bud­get-style ho­tel, you some­how feel like you’re about to go on a jour­ney. The train has five car­riages with cab­ins, all decked out with beds and ba­sic fur­nish­ings, and have views over the palm-stud­ded beach, a mere 20 me­tres away. There’s also a dorm room for

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