Fir Tree

Address: 85 Marine Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 4001, South Africa | Hotel
 
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Location

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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Travel Blogs from Durban

Pierre – Mr Consistent

A travel blog entry by the4thjourney on Mar 19, 2015

2 comments, 5 photos

... from there began the long treck through Mozambique and into South Africa. This was a five month treck with no possession, no money and no support, As a Fashion Designer, he found by doing some menial sowing jobs along the way, he could scrounge and earn a few dollars here and there to by some basic food items and occasionally get a bus for the next long stretch before finally arriving in Durban in South Africa 2006.

There were a number of God moments for Pierre along ...

Hamba Kahle Cato Manor (among other things)

A travel blog entry by alexdaugherty on Mar 23, 2014

2 photos

... limited budget, and a seminary for girls that was founded by American missionaries. Education in South Africa is a hot topic of discussion. Many of the structural inequalities that existed during apartheid still have effects on education. In rural areas where black children attend no-fee schools, getting enough teachers to fill the building is a constant struggle and the state is not efficient in doing simple things like distributing textbooks. Middle class children ...

Battlefields tour

A travel blog entry by deniseandted on Feb 28, 2014

5 photos

... and the imperialists.

Ron told us the Afrikaaners had already arrived in SA as disenfranchised. Over 200 years they developed a resilience and strength that meant they were natural fighters. The Brits showed lack of readiness and committed several tactical blunders, even though their numbers far outweighed the Boer (pronounced Bwaar) and the sympathisers (Uitlanders included German, Russians.) Anyway, that’s all in the history books, ...

Seeing a bit of the Real Africa

A travel blog entry by cats-adventures on Jun 24, 2013

8 photos

... of the tour company. This worked both in our favour and against. His English was impeccable as it was the only language he spoke – something I didn’t think would ever be the case for someone in SA. He told us a lot about the history and the cultures in SA as well as painting a similar (but I suppose opposite) picture as Louis of the politics and separation in the country. He said that in SA there are about 47 million people, 4 million of which are white. ...

A WHOLE NEW WORLD

A travel blog entry by ouryearinafrica on Feb 05, 2013

2 comments, 11 photos

... predominantly the token white family in the city for starters! When I say markets, generally I mean wooden tables along the street selling shown caps, lollies and who knows else! And the Taxis are the 100's of white vans whistling at you to use there service and if they're full the are speeding thru the streets AND the lights (even if the sign is green for pedestrians to cross) its still a matter of crossing at your own risk! But ...

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