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The Kamburg valley which leads up to Highmoor and Giants Castle has to be one of the most picturesque valleys in SA. The backdrop of the mountains provides an ever changing landscape. You can experience all the seasons in a day which...

On my way to Ndwedwe from Verulam I noticed a number of seemingly old homes on the sugar estates that were in a state of ruin. Some of the homes were of a grand style, but were now in ruins. The one...

Last weeks revisit to Greytown was disturbing from the point of view of the effects of the current drought. I have never witnessed the town looking so dry at this time of the year. As of my visit, the Municipality had reduced water availability...

It's amazing how when you think you have covered most of the Meander sites or attractions that you still manage to come up with some undiscovered gems. Glen Afton is a case in point. This small farm near Mount West was established in the 1850's,...

Umgeni Steam Railway is a blast from the past and deserves support especially since so many of these narrow gauge railways have been given the chop. USR which runs from Kloof to Inchanga and back, takes about four hours including the stop over at the Inchanga...

Whilst photographing the road and rail bridges of the North Coast I had the good fortune to meet Kim Hagemann on his farm near Zinkwazi. As well as allowing me to record the well kept family cemetery he also permitted me to photograph the private...

Hospitals were certainly well built with interesting architectural merit. With the assistance of the local "caretaker" I managed to gain access to this old derelict hospital in Loop Street. It's a bit like a time warp in that this hospital opened by Bishop Jolivet  in...

The usual courtesy by schools was afforded to me by Pietermaritzburg Girls High School, and in particular by Brett Acutt, the Academic Administrator. Thank you for allowing me to record your school. The School has a rich history dating back to 1925 and the main building...

KZN: A Photographic and Historical Record

KZN: A Photographic and Historical Record