Archive | July, 2016

Rorkes Drift – St Augustines Mission

A visit to Rorkes Drift included exploring the St Augustines Mission about 10 kms north of the Drift. The Church started and completed in 1903, by Dr Charles Johnson is still in reasonable condition. The numerous well built outbuildings are however in a state of disrepair. A visit to the Mission should be included in […]

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Nagle Dam

Nagle Dam which opened in 1950 to supply Durban is well worth a visit or stay in the Umsinsi run resort. Aside from the interesting scenic drive in the Valley of a Thousand Hills, the dam has some interesting features like the diversionary spillway, which is designed to divert silt laden flood waters. The dam […]

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The Cedars – PMB

A big thank you to Jane Pennefather for allowing me to photograph one of the older farms in KZN that belonged to the English family . The farm house┬áhas been incorporated into PMB suburbia but has been lovingly restored to its former glory. Much of the Yellowood in the home was harvested in the nearbye […]

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