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    Beaches

    by Paulm1987 Written Nov 20, 2012

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    Favorite thing: It was my first time heading to the coast, I was very very exited and fascinated by the view. I spent only 1 day in Durban and most of the time was spent on the beach swimming.That's the only activity i was looking to experience and I am glad i did.

    Fondest memory: Ofcourse I miss the beach on a warm sunny day...i will love to go back again.

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    Various Activities at Ushaka Marine World

    by cokes Written Apr 23, 2009
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    Favorite thing: At you Ushaka Marine World you have 2 options. One is to go to the Marine World and the other is to go to Wild N Wet. When you go to the Marine World you get a list of activities which you can go watch as well which includes the Dolphin and Seal Show and Penguin feeding which is really cool.

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    King Senzangakhona Stadium

    by cokes Written Apr 23, 2009
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    Favorite thing: When driving along the M4 close to the Sun Coast Casino you able to see the King Senzangakhona Stadium which is still under construction. This is one of the Staduims where the 2010 Fifa world cup games would be played at.

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    Go watch rugby & join in the...

    by Strand_Man Updated May 23, 2006

    Favorite thing: Go watch rugby & join in the party after. Nothing but nothing comes close to the vibe at a game. Win or loose they party after - big time. Find a local pub not the tourist stuff. Have a Indian curry - not at a big name hotel. Go inland to the Valley of a 1000 hills. Visit the smaller town within 50Km. Wear Sunscreen.

    Fondest memory: The great times had at the 1st Keg in Florida Rd
    Rugby - Natal whiping Northerns with Naas in the team
    Diving and trying to catch crays around Toti.

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    You gotta try a "Bunny Chow"

    by GerryFM Updated Oct 30, 2003

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    A Bunny Chow from Durban

    Favorite thing: For a cheap, yet filling "meal" you have got to try a "Bunny Chow" when in Durban.

    Probably not everybodies cup of tea, but we love it! Perfect tucker after a heavy night on the town.

    There is a little dodgy looking take-out in the Overport area, known as Johnnys, that makes the best "Bunnies" in town.

    Basically a Bunny Chow, is a choice of curry (lamb, beef. mutton, beans, prawn, vegetable .... you name it) in a quarter , half or whole loaf of bread.

    All they do is slice a loaf of bread in half, scoop out the bread, then put the choice of curry into the part that has jsut been scooped out. After this they put the scooped out bits on top again, which absorbs all the juices.

    All that remains is to eat it. These are really delicious!

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    Biltong

    by ratherton Updated Oct 5, 2003

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    Biltong hanging up to dry out

    Favorite thing: Biltong is basically dried meat and is something I remember from my childhood in Zimbabwe. Back then, we only had beef but now there is a whole range of different meats and flavours - beef, game, ostrich, kudu, chilli.

    Personally, I still prefer beef but it's worth trying the other types to see which you like the most. If you get hooked on it, it is possible to buy your own biltong maker.

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    Marine Education programs at Sea World Ed.Centre.

    by Waalewiener Written Dec 23, 2002

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    Favorite thing: The Sea World Education Centre has marine education programmes that reaches
    scolars,teachers,and all other sectors of the community.Kids cannot expected to meet this challenge without Education about Marine life in the Ocean.
    Programs are varied and change all the time to meet the needs of the community.
    Courses are a mix of theory and practical about Kwazulu-Natal's Marine Life
    SAAMBRbelieves that courses should be available to those who cannot affort a ticket into the Education Centre,so a highly succesful Outreach Programme is in place to support the disadvantaged scholars.
    Offered are Program for Teachers and Learners 1)Teacher led visits.
    2)Educaters.
    3)Marine lessons.
    4)Puppet shows.
    5)Guided tours.
    6)Field outings.
    7)Marine life courses.
    8)Senior school workshops.
    9)Marine magic workshops.
    10)Holiday workshops.
    11) Conferences and Seminars.
    12)Outreach programme.

    Activities for Secial Adult Groups.
    1)Divers workshops.
    2)Technikon Nature Conversation
    Students.
    3)Resource users.
    4)Conversation Bodies.
    5)Volunteers.
    6) Learned Society.

    Activities for the General Public.
    1)Public Lectures.
    2)Public Displays.
    3)Information Distribution.
    4) Sea World Experience
    Commentaries.
    5) Discovery room.

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    Nights in White Satin song by a talented young man

    by Waalewiener Updated Dec 22, 2002

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    1 Man music band

    Favorite thing: One of the things I liked a lot about Durban was the atmosphere that was present in the indoor Shopping centre The Workshop
    While the rest of my group was looking & shopping I heard one of my favorite songs being played and song by a talented musican
    Nights in White Satin I love that song .
    This one man band ,the young man did a great job.

    Fondest memory: Also the great sidewalk stalls with all their Crafts and wood carvings etc

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    Golden mile city.

    by Bert_Pearson Written Feb 25, 2003
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    Favorite thing: The beautiful harbour where we can see the vast expanse of Indian Ocean from the fishing wharf.

    On the Victoria Embankment you can see the Vasco Da Gama clock.

    Durban is a Zulu name that translates: Place where the Earth and the Ocean meet.

    Fondest memory: Botanical garden with its magnificent display of exotic blooms in the orchid house.

    The Indian Market with its wares on display.
    Don't miss a romantic walk on the golden beaches and sea front
    Have fun at the open-air markets.

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    Go to the Golden Mile . Its a...

    by ratcorp Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Go to the Golden Mile . Its a huge stretch of GOLDEN beachs that have warm sea's all year round. )St Lucia is very cool. Beware , Its very Touristy , But stil enjoyable.

    Went to the Gateways Shopping center. AWSOME - if shopping for designer goods is yoru thing . Gateways will knock you away. ITS huge . Its almost adiferent world. Go see South Africa FIRST Wave rider , Its a man made wave , go and watch the Guys and girls surfing tubes while you have somthing to eat at one of the caffes (YES you did read corect) Gateways has an Awsome Skateboard park as well . Its fully digitized , so you can sit in one place and watch the action on one of the massive screens.

    OHHH and YOU have to CLIMB the bigest indor Climbing rock in the Sothern Hemispere. ITS HUGE . Its scary. MY arms still hurt .. Will put up pictures soon.
    Photo taken this year . Picture of one of the MANY crocodiles viewed in the Area(ST Lucia). NOTE how close people are to the Croc.

    Fondest memory: Watching the sun go down off one of the many piers.The Warm sea between ones toes. The mist and rain near fields hill (a few KM inland from Durban)

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    Aahaa what can be said about...

    by slimshady Written Aug 25, 2002

    Favorite thing: Aahaa what can be said about durban?.
    unspoilt beaches and lots of sunshine makes durban and highly sought after holiday destination
    having lived here all my life, there is nowhere else that i would wanna be in South Africa.

    Fondest memory: Fondest memory of durbs would have to be the beachfront and the blue lagoon- an hangout for the young and hip.

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    Visit the prestine beaches,...

    by PeaceHavenSA Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Visit the prestine beaches, Zulu culture centres, international port, etc, etc...

    Fondest memory: Birds abound, for specialist and novist in this sub-tropical environment of over 300 species; from bush, vultures, raptures, sea, and tropical listed birds are found in abundance.

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    Go and see the stuffed Dodo in...

    by MarcoAntonio Written Aug 24, 2002

    Favorite thing: Go and see the stuffed Dodo in the museum! If you are interested by the way, you can see the biggest mosque in the southern hemisphere in Durban! You've got to have a Steer's Burger! It explains why MacDonalds isn't there!!!

    Fondest memory: I had a great time seeing my friends Mohamed and his wife Fathima, both doctors! I went to the morgue, as Mo is the University's head of pathology! I'm glad stiffs are chilled! PHEW!!!!

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    by sashaod Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Favorite thing: a trip down zambizie river amoung hippo crocadiles fish eagles plus a variety of other wild animal life on the land

    Fondest memory: a wonderful water front to enjoy at day time but at night dont venture out it is very dangerous.

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    Check out the revolving...

    by jansezl Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Check out the revolving restaurant situated at the top of a tall building...
    Visit the Durban Playhouse - in Smith Street - a venue to arts and culture, take in the nightclub scene, take long walks along the beach and watch the sun set.

    Go further South for a bit of 'tamed wilderness' - hiking etc..

    Fondest memory: Having grown up here - it holds my fondest memories of my childhood. it's just 'home' to me!
    I miss the Sea and coastal region, the traditional curries!

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