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Blissful Brunch

This is the last part of my KZN adventure. As you may know if you read my previous blog I got very burnt during my time on the beach in Durban. This is the last photo that was taken of me as we were leaving the Suncoast Hotel. Look at how my arms were beginning […]

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The beach at last!

I love the beach. And Durban is the best for beaches. My experience is that the sea in Durban is always nice and warm and the waves are always good and strong. I am adventurous when it comes to waves so that suits my style. This time proved my point. The waves were perfect. We […]

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Happy Birthday Skabenga

Now for part two of my KZN adventure.The Oyster Box Hotel at Umhlanga was having a birthday party for their cat Skabenga. I am not kidding they really were doing the full party with cake and singing and dressing up. For a cat. He has been living at the hotel for at least 10 years […]

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Hartford holiday spectacular!

School holidays at last. A lot has happened in the past week so I am going to divide my time in KZN into 3 separate blog posts – like the movies Back to the Future 1, 2 and 3. The first blog will deal with my time at Hartford House in Mooi River. The second […]

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Midmar Mile Adventure

This year I decided to swim the Midmar Mile. It is a very big open water swim in a dam in Kwa Zulu Natal. I was a tiny bit nervous before the race but not very because I thought I have trained and I can do this. I had done the distance in a pool […]

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Fern Hill Hotel

The first thing you need to know is that Fern Hill has great chocolate treats on the pillows. I got Lindt milk chocolate, a chocolate bear and vanilla marshmallows. All on one pillow! Where they keep the tea they had pink macaroons with raspberry filling, lovely mince pies and biscotti. The mince pies tasted wonderful. […]

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Hartford House

Hartford House is on a farm outside Mooi River. It is on the grounds of a horse stud farm. It is a 19th century sandstone house but it has new technology – it has electricity and hot water and anything a normal house would have. Inside there are all sorts of funny statues – there […]