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3 Small Nature Reserves in KwaZulu Natal

Beachwood mangrove nature reserve in kwazulu natal

Beachwood Mangrove Nature Reserve.

So we know by now that city people like to take a break from the city every now and then. To this end we have been looking into the small nature reserves around various South African cities that can be reached easily from said cities. To date we’ve looked at nature reserves in and around Cape Town and Joburg, and today, Durban, it’s your turn. Here are three nature reserves in KwaZulu Natal which are quick and easy to reach from Durban. (more…)

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A Meander in the Midlands

Dargle Valley, midlands meander

Dargle Valley © Stephanie Traynor

Sitting out on the covered veranda, the clinking of tea cups was intermittently drowned out by loud, crashing thunder and our attention was distracted from the fresh chocolate cake by luminous bolts of lightning striking the lawn not too far away. The dogs were in a trance, yapping excitedly from their wicker baskets and the chickens were huddled quietly in their hutch, no doubt eyes wide with uncomprehending terror. Within an hour it was all over. The fog rose, exposing the rolling hills again and life in the Kwazulu Natal Midlands was restored to its peaceful bucolic state. (more…)

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