Travels in South Africa

Durban Beachfront Bay of Plenty

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 and still not see it all. From city getaways to game parks and the big 5. See whales in the Cape or enjoy the coast of kwaZulu Natal, there is something for everybody.

Travelling to South Africa

Oliver Tambo airport in Johannesburg is a major regional hub. Fly on to other destinations, or drive from there to your choice of holiday destination. There is a growing number of flights which will take you to destinations such as Cape Town or Durban.

What to do in South Africa

The question is what would you like to do? Sit on a beach and just enjoy the surf? Go and see some wildlife in a game park? Investigate the wine lands near Cape Town? And much much more.

Umhlanga Rocks Lighthouse on the kwaZulu-Natal coast, South Africa

Weekly Photo: Lighthouse – Umhlanga Rocks

The Lighthouse at Umhlanga Rocks, taken from the Lighthouse Bar in the Oyster Box Hotel.

Bunny Chow - Home made in the UK.

Bunny Chow – A Durban Speciality

Bunny Chow – a speciality of the Durban area of kwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. Have to have a bunny…

Boerewors on the Braai on a UK winter's day

Boerewors on the Braai (Even in the English Winter)

It may be winter. It may be in England. The sun came out and we just had to have…

Just Rocks and Sea at hermanus

Rocks and Sea on the South African Coast

Rocks and sea. One of those things you can just sit and watch all day. The sea breaking on…

Durban Beachfront Bay of Plenty

Durban Beachfront

Over time the Durban Beachfront has evolved and changed. On our trip it was still a great place to…

In the winelands near Hermanus, this was our view over lunch.

House On A Hill In The Mist

A pretty scene of a house on a hill in the mists. Taken in the wine lands near Hermanus…

Valley of a Thousand Hills seen from Botha's Hill

Valley of a Thousand Hills

The Valley of a Thousand Hills seen from Botha’s Hill on the Comrades marathon route between Durban and Pietermaritzburg…

Tug waiting for a ship near cranes in durban Harbour

Durban Harbour Day Out

Durban Harbour – second biggest sea port in Africa and biggest in sub-saharan Africa. It’s a busy port, it’s…

Durban City Hall, more recently known as eThekwini City Hal

Durban City Hall

Durban City Hall, built in the early 1900s Durban City Hall The Durban City Hall, now also known as…

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