Durban City Hall

Durban City Hall, built in the early 1900s Durban City Hall The Durban City Hall, now also known as the eThekwini City Hall was built in the 1900s based on the Belfast City Hall in Northern Ireland. It is still a very impressive building, though in modern times surrounding central business district buildings tower over…

Umdloti Beach Holiday

Beach Sun and Sea Arriving in Umdloti, there is little question about what happens in the town. Arriving on the single road into town, Umdloti spreads along the coast in two directions. Aside from a small shopping centre, it’s all holiday flats and cabanas. This is definitely a place to have a holiday by the…

Hermanus

Hermanus – A little gem of a holiday spot in the Western Cape, South Africa. A quick overview of our trip and info about Hermanus.

Hermanus Wine Hoppers

Hermanus is not just about the sea and whales. There’s a thriving wine industry in the area. Join Hermanus Wine Hoppers for some wine tasting.

Bientang’s Cave Hermanus

I had heard about Bientang’s Cave Restaurant in Hermanus in South Africa’s Western Cape. I finally had the chance to eat there. Read about it here.

Watching Whales in Hermanus in 2010

The other day I saw a post about whale watching from beatravelling: Onshore Whale Watching. It reminded me of an unplanned visit to Hermanus, near Cape Town a few years ago. By pure coincidence I arrived on the weekend of the whale festival. The festival is normally held towards the end of season when whales…

Breaking Waves and Ships

Breaking waves and ships. As the waves break on the beach, the ships sil across the horizon, or wait patiently at anchor to enter harbour.

Breaking Waves

Breaking waves on a beach. On holiday it can be great to just sit in the sun and watch the waves break on the beach. Check this out.

Cocktail Time at the Lighthouse

Cocktail time. After our high tea at the Oyster Box in Umhlanga we paid a visit to the Lighthouse Bar. Great cocktails and good service. Stay and eat eat if you like – the menu looked good. After the high tea we could not have done the menu any justice. #umhlanga #rocks. #kzn #kwazulunatal #oysterboxhotel…

Nice place to park your bike!

Nice place to park your bike! Must be tricky when you want to go for a ride. Seen at Leopar Rock Chalets & Restaurant in the Oribi Gorge.