Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Umhlanga pier, Durban amongst world's finest

One of Durban's piers out into the Indian Ocean has won us accolades from CNN, rating it amongst the top 10 in the world.

Here's the rankings and link.

The Umhlanga Pier with the whalebone lighting

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Winter in Durban, so beautiful and warm

A couple of great sky photos of Durban and South Africa..

The sun rises up from the sea over the Durban beachfront and city on a magical winter's morning

South African sky

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Durban on National Geographic

Here's an excellent YouTube video on National Geograpic about our city.. the first settlers and discoverers, to modern day cultural mix.

Durban Beachfront 

Watch and come swim with the sharks..
Giraffe is the game parks a 45 min drive from Durban
Rhino near Durban - under threat
Durban City Hall - an almost exact replica of the Belfast City Hall in Northern Ireland

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Taste of Durban Festival

It's the Taste of Durban Festival on now, and we were sure to be out tasting the flavours and cocktails...

Our own Sa Breweries "Guiness" - Castle Milk Stout

Margaritas - my favourite

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Above the city

Some great views of our city of Durban and Stadium taken shortly after take-off in our plane, a Sling 2, single engine airplane built in South Africa by The Airplane Factory. Dave is the Durban Agent and Distributor for these aircraft.

Durban's Moses Mabhida Stadium on our wingtip

The Durban beachfront, city and harbour

Our rainbow plane, ZDL - Zulu Delta Lima, named after our tribal nation, and the letters of our names (D)ave and (L)lewellyn

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Billy's - our favourite pub

Guest and Professor Emeritus Gary Knight joins us at Bill's our favourite pub for their extra yummy burgers.