Grey Street, Durban

Not too many people are aware that Durban has the largest concentration of Indian people outside of India! Originally brought in during the 1860’s by the British as indentured workers for the sugar cane plantations, many chose to remain after their 4 year contracts had ended and brought their families over from India to Durban and started their new lives as store owners and artisans.

KS Mistri & Sons - Grey Street, Durban

KS Mistri & Sons - Grey Street Durban

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End of a Great Week

Moses Mabhida Stadium Furnicular Car

Moses Mabhida Stadium Furnicular Car

I don’t often get to tour Durban much these days, it seems most of the visitors to our shores are keen to get straight into the bush to track  down the “Big-5”. So this week I was pleased to be able to spend a little time in the city, from Umhlanga to Pietermaritzberg as well as Durban central. To me, Durban is one of the the most vibrant city’s in the country, whether just chilling out on the beach watching the surfers, or haggling over items at the Victoria Market, Durban is fun, friendly and exciting.

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Durban Day Tour

Umhlanga Beach

Umhlanga Beach

Today started with a pickup of clients from an Umhlanga hotel, and what a beautiful day it turned out to be! With the temperature at around 27 Celsius and brilliant blue skies, it definitely wasn’t a day to be indoors.

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