Part of the Durban Skyline, looking back from the new pier at the Bay of Plenty. Amazing how much is still there from 40 years ago.
Durban is a place close to my young years. Childhood holidays always included a trip to Durban, the beachfron and the aquarium, even though we stayed down the Kwazulu-Natal South Coast, normally Scottburgh or Park […]
Bunny Chow – a speciality of the Durban area of kwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. Have to have a bunny if I go to Durban. But there’s nothing to say i can’t make one at home in the UK.
And there are no bunny rabbits involved!
Over time the Durban Beachfront has evolved and changed. On our trip it was still a great place to drop in for breakfast in sight of the sea.
Durban skyline from the ski-boat club near the harbour entrance, under a dramatic sky. It was a grey day but a bit of help from Snapseed improved the view 😊 We spent a bit […]
Durban Harbour – second biggest sea port in Africa and biggest in sub-saharan Africa. It’s a busy port, it’s also a good place for a tourist day out.
Durban City Hall, built in the early 1900s Durban City Hall The Durban City Hall, now also known as the eThekwini City Hall was built in the 1900s based on the Belfast City Hall in […]
Durban, kwaZulu-Natal and the South Coast During our 2016 Durban trip, we also took a drive down to Shelley Beach and St Michaels on Sea, with a visit to the Oribi Gorge.
Our holiday at La Lucia Sands in Umhlanga, north of Durban. Umhlanga Rocks has always been a popular beach holiday destination.
Shelly Beach The next Stage Of our Durban trip. The start is in the Durban Holiday 2016 post Shelly Beach. We last stayed there in 1991. Of course, the are has changed massively. A big […]
A Durban Holiday, all about family and friends. A Durban Holiday filled with great beaches and superb food and camaraderie.
Durban from North Beach. Durban, the Beach and the Weather After 10 days in Durban we finally made it to the beach. This is a picture of Durban from North Beach, near the Casino. […]
A breaking wave in the sunrise light, with spray in the air. Great morning view at Umdloti in kwaZulu Natal, South Africa.
The sun rising from the seat at Umdloti on the Kwa Zulu – Natal Coast in South Africa. Ships are silhouetted and hidden in the morning mist.
South Africa. Childhood holiday destination. Went to university there. Home for a short period. Now it’s a holiday destinations to see family and friends. South Africa is big. You could spend a lifetime without leaving […]
Can you travel? We travel when and how we can. People express envy sometimes. Read about how WE manage it as “older travellers”.
The Lighthouse at Umhlanga Rocks, taken from the Lighthouse Bar in the Oyster Box Hotel.
Caught My Eye This Week – 13 January This is a slightly new approach for Travels of the Hairy1. Reading other blogs and articles of interest, especially in my own niche, is a key part […]
That was 2017. A busy and fun year for us. Here it is, all summed up in glorious Colour photos. Have a look at the blog for the bigger stories.