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Africa » South Africa » KwaZulu-Natal » Durban » Durban North January 7th 2019

Coming from the spectacular Drakensberg and driving into the suburbs of Durban was quite a change for us. Finally the rain started to ease and by reaching the suburbs of Durban it completely stopped. Durban was surprisingly green and hilly. For whatever reason we expected it to be flat and dusty. But no, it was green, hilly with lots of exocitcs flowers blossoming. But it was hot and humid! For 6 days we had been on an average height of about 1700 metres where it gets a bit chilly in the evening. Not so in Durban - it was definitely a different climate. But nice for a change for us, for sure! We navigated through the highway to our accomodation in Durban North. We had opted for a room a bit out of town, because we ... read more
us on Durban beach
lunch with our friends on the beach in Durban
beach at Shakas Rock

Africa » South Africa » KwaZulu-Natal » Durban » Durban North October 22nd 2012

For this blog I don’t know where to start my friends. I hate to leave some things out but alas sometimes I have to. I shall start upon my golfing adventure with my dear friend and fellow volunteer Dudley. The previous night we had spent a long night at the Komga Club, a famous spot in Komga known for its prolific braai (barbecue) as well as its occasional late nights of “celebration.” Lucky for us our night was quite a “celebration” as Anne, Dudley and I did not arrive home until about midnight which for us is quite a night. Sunday was a typical morning, waking up at about 8 am to eat scones and prepare for church. After church, Anne, Margaret, Jeff and Suzanne went off to the beach for lunch while Dudley and I ... read more
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Africa » South Africa » KwaZulu-Natal » Durban » Durban North September 25th 2012

Where do i begin? fun, sun, sea:)Ushaka marine world one of the best places ever!! from the tube races and a long meandering river ride that goes past the shark tank, spraying you with unexpected jets of water en route, and there are steeply dropping rides and races and even the Drop Zone, Africa’s highest slide!! not for the faint hearted but an adrenaline junkie and someone who just wants to have fun... There are also more relaxed tubes, and loads of places to swim, or lie in the sun and bask.. a day full of fun, laughter and smiles!! ... read more

Africa » South Africa » KwaZulu-Natal » Durban » Durban North September 25th 2012

The park consists of different attractions, the most popular one is the dolphin show which is absolutely remarkable!!The show is very educational, teaching young and old about the importance of recycling, and how dangerous certain items like plastic can cause these majestic animals to either get very sick or die as they swallow them by wanting to play with them. They also have the Seal Show and the Penguin and Shark feeding times yet again its an awesome experience full of fun:).. Ushaka also offers shark dives, snorkel lagoon, the ocean walker and the meet a dolphin experience...The oceanarium itself is built underneath an old shipwreck AMAZING!!! A must see for all...You could spend hours just sitting and taking in all this under water beauty AN EXPERIENCE LIKE NO OTHER.... ... read more

Africa » South Africa » KwaZulu-Natal » Durban » Durban North September 25th 2012

THE UPPER DECK RESTAURANT!!! YUM YUM YUM A la carte lunch was divine.. a feast for the senses!!!!Flanked below by the open ocean exhibitions and the uniqueness of setting is breathtaking:) Sip on you favorite wine,and enjoy the ambience of the restaurant and the friendly people with delicious food which is fabulous.. Once tasted never wasted!! ... read more




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