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Aerial images always give a different perspective as these two images illustrate. Thanks to micro pilot, Owen Llewellyn-Davies for the ride. [caption id="attachment_92428" align="alignnone" width="250"] Howick Falls from above[/caption] [caption id="attachment_92429" align="alignnone" width="244"] Midmar Dam Wall from above[/caption]  ...

The Durban Jewish Club is the gathering place of members of the Jewish Community. The Club has always provided a venue for the wider Durban Community and used by many organisations, for meetings, conferences etc, and as an examination venue as depicted here. Our Photographic...

[caption id="attachment_92404" align="alignleft" width="240" class=" "] One of the leopards "spotted" on a drive[/caption] [caption id="attachment_92405" align="alignnone" width="246"] The current Chief of the Tembe tribe.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_92406" align="alignnone" width="251"] One of the many elephant reveling in a pan[/caption] [caption id="attachment_92407" align="alignnone" width="255"] The rustic but well appointed lounge[/caption] Its...

The  1542 ha of land for Cedara College was bought in 1902 by the Natal Government and was part of the farm Driefontein and Rietspuit, that originally had been granted to Frans Maritz in 1851 and Theodore Menne in 1849, respectively. Ref: Cedara College. The foundation...

A while ago I photographed the remains of this old church and wondered about its origins. Whilst visiting the Garrison Church in PMB, I met Earle Larson, who enlightened me and sent the old image of the church. (See  below). Alongside are images I took...

Most of my site focuses on heritage relating to the built environment, or historical structures. This post is a little reminder of our natural heritage, in this instance images of Howick Falls and the Umgeni Valley below the falls. The images were taken from the...

What is it that we just don't get about the need for maintenance and preserving historical old buildings? Whilst in Himeville recently I noticed that The Residency, a beautiful sandstone building was being neglected. This to my knowledge was used by the local Magistrate. Surely...

[caption id="attachment_90470" align="alignnone" width="300"] Calderwood Hall Chapel[/caption] [caption id="attachment_90471" align="alignnone" width="300"] Calderwood Hall wedding and conference venue[/caption] [caption id="attachment_90472" align="alignnone" width="300"] Calderwood Hall Grand Staircase[/caption] [caption id="attachment_90473" align="alignnone" width="300"] Calderwood Hall - Joseph and Edith Jardine[/caption] Calderwood Hall completed in 1902, represents one of the grand old mansions of...

[caption id="attachment_90462" align="alignnone" width="252"] St George's Garrison Church nave[/caption] [caption id="attachment_90463" align="alignnone" width="257"] St Georges Garrison Church' exterior.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_90464" align="alignnone" width="260"] St George's Church sanctuary Reredos commemorating regiments based at Fort Napier[/caption] [caption id="attachment_90465" align="alignnone" width="260"] St George"s Garrison Church Sanctuary[/caption] [caption id="attachment_90466" align="alignnone" width="259"] St George's Garrison...

Benvie has to have one of the most beautiful gardens of any farm in KZN. The old house is surrounded with hundreds soaring old trees, most of which are were planted by the Geekie family, over 130 years ago. The gardens are open in September and...

KZN: A Photographic and Historical Record

KZN: A Photographic and Historical Record