Riviera Hotel

127 Victoria Embankment Esplanade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 4001, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Durban

The Drum of Zulu Thunder

A travel blog entry by mullos


... now just thinking about it, because in Mozambique where I sit now writing this, the food has been for the most part, prety bland and unvaried, except for the occasional Barracuda fillet (with chips, as usual). Our first mission was to set up our tents in the middle of Groutville, a township about half an hour from Kesh's place. When we arrived, we were greeted by PB, a true Rastafarian sporting a woolen beanie with the South African colours - yellow, red, green and black. PB ...

Cape Town to Durban

A travel blog entry by proe2


... former British fort and important railroad hub in the 1800s, and then we turned slightly northeast cruising just south of the tiny land-locked country of Lesotho, before making a slow decent into the southeastern section of Kwa-Zulu Natal. The landing approach took us out over the Indian Ocean before touching down at 11:15 am at King Shaka International Airport in Durban. Good weather all the ...

The Township Tour

A travel blog entry by dustinkaspar


... evening with our backpacker host, we deeply dove into the issue of training kids that white affluent people are places to beg for treats, reinforcing the class differences and perceptions of the kids.

Our next stop up the road was the space where Nelson Mandela cast his first democratic vote. The Durban area was not where he lived and he travelled considerable distance to cast his vote at Uhlange School. This was not a random spot, but the burial of one of the fathers of ...


A travel blog entry by binni

... It was beautiful. The sand and water looked lovely, it was almost sunset, and still above thirty degrees and the boulevard, which was not unlike Cronulla in that it seemed to stretch forever and was lined by restaurants, cafes and highrises and was full of tourists, joggers, couples, and surfers. Though I must say spotted a couple of human drawn rickshaws! Durban is the city with the most Indians in South ...

Ode to Mozza

A travel blog entry by farnie10


... d been on tar, sand, mud, rocks, gravel, water, grass and ice. We'd conquered the highest mountain pass in Africa, crossed the continent twice and been in and out of the Rift Valley countless times.

It was the end of an era, but thanks to modern technology Mozza would live forever in my blog. Part 1 of Andrew's World Odyssey was now over, but Part Two was about to begin. From South Africa I now travel to ...

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This hotel, located on 127 Victoria Embankment Esplanade, Durban, is near uShaka Marine World, Mitchell Park, Nambiti Game Conservancy, and The Spa on Fairway.
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