Bunny Chow – A Durban Speciality

Bunny Chow – a speciality of the Durban area of kwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. Have to have a bunny if I go to Durban. But there’s nothing to say i can’t make one at home in the UK.
And there are no bunny rabbits involved!

Caught My Eye – 13 January 2018

Caught My Eye This Week – 13 January This is a slightly new approach for Travels of the Hairy1. Reading other blogs and articles of interest, especially in my own niche, is a key part of staying up to date and keeping the ideas flowing. In any week I will read, probably a few dozen…

Durban Skyline from the Ski-Boat Club

Durban skyline from the ski-boat club near the harbour entrance, under a dramatic sky. It was a grey day but a bit of help from Snapseed improved the view 😊   We spent a bit of time on the beach here after our visit to the harbour mouth, when we saw the ship come in….

Valley of a Thousand Hills

The Valley of a Thousand Hills seen from Botha’s Hill on the Comrades marathon route between Durban and Pietermaritzburg in kwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

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.

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…

Waiting for a Bite

Gone fishing. A fisherman’s rod standing in the sand waiting for a bite. Ships on the horizon queue to get into Durban harbour. Incredible light on the whole scene as the sun attempts to get through the cloud cover. Photos from our Durban Trip, 2016. from 500px Waiting for a Bite via IFTTT

Durban Holiday 2016

A Durban Holiday, all about family and friends. A Durban Holiday filled with great beaches and superb food and camaraderie.

Morning on an Empty Beach

Morning on an empty beach with just the sound of the surf. Look closely and there’s a city on the horizon. Just nice to be alone on the beach.