Durban Travels

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 Rynie.

Durban was also where I went to University.

Our Durban Visits

Breaking wave in the Umdloti sunrise

Breaking Wave in the Sunrise

A breaking wave in the sunrise light, with spray in the air. Great morning view at Umdloti in kwaZulu…

A bit of Durban skyline from the pier. 

Part of the Durban Skyline, looking back from the new pier at the Bay of Plenty. Amazing how much…

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…

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…

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…

Umdloti tidal rock pool swimming area

Umdloti Beach Holiday

Contents:Beach Sun and SeaSurprise DinnerHoliday with a Sea ViewBeach and MilkshakesGoing ShoppingGreat FoodMore Umdloti AttractionsGoing To Umdloti Beach Sun…

Kitesurfing at Umhlanga, near Durban, in kwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Kitesurfing near Umhlanga in South Africa

Kites in the sky, but the two surfers are invisible, hidden between the waves in this scenen from the…

Breaking waves on the beach

Breaking Waves and Ships

Breaking waves and ships. As the waves break on the beach, the ships sil across the horizon, or wait…

Breaking waves on the beach

Breaking Waves

Breaking waves on a beach. On holiday it can be great to just sit in the sun and watch…

Umhlanga Rocks viewed from the beach towards Durban

Durban Holiday 2016 – Umhlanga Rocks

Our holiday at La Lucia Sands in Umhlanga, north of Durban. Umhlanga Rocks has always been a popular beach…

Cocktails at the Lighthouse Bar at the Oyster Box Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks

Cocktail Time at the Lighthouse

Cocktail time. After our high tea at the Oyster Box in Umhlanga we paid a visit to the Lighthouse…

Durban Holiday 2016

A Durban Holiday, all about family and friends. A Durban Holiday filled with great beaches and superb food and…

Morning on an empty beach at Umhlanga Rocks

Morning on an Empty Beach

Morning on an empty beach with just the sound of the surf. Look closely and there’s a city on…

High Tea and Lighthouse

High Tea Situated on the Umhlanga Rocks beachfront with a view of the lighthouse is the Oyster Box Hotel,…

Durban North Beach looking towards Durban.

Durban from North Beach

Durban from North Beach. Contents:Durban, the Beach and the WeatherDurban, PhotosTechnical stuffBlog Note Durban, the Beach and the Weather…

Lunch in the garden on a sunny day

Lunch in the garden.

Lunch in the garden on a sunny day on holiday in recently not so sunny Durban, South Africa. Hillcrest…

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