Zimbali Beach Estate
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Today we left the hotel and had a quick tour of Durban and then visited the Indian market which cost a few rand! Great market for traditional Zulu wares and Indian spices. Now I need more cash.
On the bus and a drive out of Durban north to meet our boat for the river cruise. This was a long drive but necessary to get us into the area ...
... with me, but once we are out of the city and the morning rush hour traffic eases up, we both relax and start to enjoy the journey. Within the next 30 minutes we have already made 2 coffee/toilets stops, ok, this journey is gonna take a while! A problem with our sat-nav means we have to revert to a good old fashioned map as we drive into the unknown. The route is fairly simply and the roads are good. The drive provides a host of new visual and cultural ...
The day started early with much excitement, a nice change to the rather stressful last while. We got the final things packed and headed to the airport where we enjoyed a R20 breakfast with my mom and Pet. Waving goodbye brought tears to my eyes - the sadness of saying goodbye (even if only for a few months), the excitement of the journey ahead and the relief of having successfully pried our hands off our ...
... Although, it was already a very different to the West Africa we left behind us.
Back then a night of persistent harrying by mosquitoes in the sweltering lofty airport departure hall of Duala airport and the confiscation of our motor bike taxi man's vehicle by the military had added to our confusion. This time the only confusion we felt was our own making.
I could see the bush through the windows of our pristine hire car. It was very clean and very ...
... certainly known Gandhi, but my knowledge didn’t encompass the roots of his ideas in South Africa around the turn of the century. The fact that there is a newly named Mohandas Gandhi Ave. in town seemed more like respect to the large Indian population as opposed to recognizing his impact in the area.
We popped in the car and finally headed out of Durban. We had a variety of stops before finally settling in KwaMashu for the evening. As we moved away from downtown, ...
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