• Hello Hilton

    The village of Hilton in KwaZulu-Natal is known as the ‘Gateway to the Midlands’ but……… How many people actually make a stop in Hilton before making their way to the Midlands or to the Drakensberg?     If you are a lover of coffee or are desperate for coffee you would probably know of Ground

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  • Durban Walking Tours

    Want to learn about Durban history, and get fresh air and exercise at the same time? You can when you go on a walking tour with Durban Walking Tours.     ABOUT Alison Chadwick founded Durban Walking Tours and she handed over the reins to Ruth Hagen and Lynne Schwan. Multilingual Ruth speaks Swiss-German, German

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  • Botha’s Hill Railway Station

    There are 5 railway stations in the Upper Highway – Kloof, Gillitts, Hillcrest, Botha’s Hill and Inchanga. The well known Umgeni Steam Railway train travels between the Kloof and Inchanga stations at the end of every month.   Of the 5 station buildings, 2 are occupied by restaurants (Kloof and Hillcrest) and the Inchanga station

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  • Fort Klapperkop in Pretoria

    On a recent visit to my sister in Johannesburg we took a drive out to Pretoria for the day. On our list to visit was coffee shops (of course), charity shops and a historical place of interest. We had visited the Voortrekker Monument a few years ago so we needed to look for somewhere else

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