Fir Tree

85 Marine Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 4001, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Durban

A Unique Experience, Durban, South Africa

A travel blog entry by lottyh


... front
of “out houses”.

were cattle, goats, chicken, and vegetable gardens filling the
property ahead of us. There were women fashioning cakes, cooking.
Out on the field, we could see children playing in the yard.

passed several roundhouses and the healer, known as a Sangoma,
greeted us, and welcomed us into his thatched- roof hut. He was
wearing a leopard skin t-shirt, and had several gold and silver chain
bracelets on ...


A travel blog entry by ouryearinafrica


... and still stressed about my presentation (Or lack there of) but I'm also soooooooooooooo excited to see my friends and family and be home again, I cant even explain it. Glenn asked me the other day was I dying for a good coffee and a well cooked meal (Clearly what he's missing) my response was "I can't wait to go for a walk, drive a car, and have a conversation with my sisters and friends (Face to face - not skype or fb) bring it on!!

Fancy some Bunny Chow?

A travel blog entry by parleusted


We had to take a taxi from Sani Pass Lodge to Howick, a small town few kilometers north of Pietermaritzberg, to catch the Baz Bus heading to Durban. South Africa's third largest city, Durban is located on the Indian Ocean coast and is unique within the country for its vibrant mix of cultures and ethnicities. It is home to the largest concentration of people of Indian descent in South Africa and this gives the city a distinct Asian feel.

Almost ...

LIke old times

A travel blog entry by keithandialaska


... were stolen - they just took the whole stand - she was quite pleased however to get a very fancy brand new door courtesy of the insurance company!! That said, it is absolutely fabulous to see my dear friend again and we have not stopped, taking every moment to catch up with each other. They have a lovely home in Westville - very spacious and with a lovely outdoor area.

Jill and I left early to go and ...

Learning about boats will never end!

A travel blog entry by soulfood

... view of the course i have raced - with and without
Colin i have been on about eight of the yachts, not that the fleet is large. Only three of the yachts have similar enough construction and handy cap to truly compete.

The Wed twilight sails are good training for interesting weather - the first 7 races of the season were all conducted in storms, one evening the wind did a complete turn around during the course of the race. Its one way to instill situational awareness!



This hotel, located on 85 Marine Parade, Durban, is near uShaka Marine World, Mitchell Park, Nambiti Game Conservancy, and The Spa on Fairway.
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