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March 20, 2015

More on Umhlanga as the Ideal Holiday Destination

Further to our last newsletter to you, we are again as promised giving you our second interesting article on Umhlanga written Rianette Jansen Van Vuren who published this in the Northglen News, our local community paper during 2014. Rianette goes on to say:- Remember Sir Marshall  Campbell, the man who owned the Natal Estates Limited in Mount Edgecombe from the article we sent […]
March 5, 2015

Umhlanga – Still the Ideal Holiday Destination?

Once a haven for hunters and fisherman, Umhlanga, which, means the place of reeds, is now a bustling business, shopping and holiday desination. Only a few decades ago the now ever bustling Umhlanga, was simply lush wooded countryside and dense bush, inhabited by monkeys, snakes, various species of wild buck and boar. That’s according to former mayor of Umhlanga Rocks, Henry Reynolds who […]
January 30, 2014
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Sabi

Sabi is situated 360kms from Johannesburg and is 64kms west of the popular Kruger National Park. The main industry in the Sabi area is forestry and the plantations that surround Sabi form one of the world’s largest man-made forests. Sabi was also famous for many years for its gold mining but today tourism is its second biggest industry. Sabi is situated 55kms from […]
January 21, 2014
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The Drakensburg

The name Drakensburg is derived from the Afrikaans name Drakensberger meaning dragon mountains. The length of the range is over a 1000kms with the highest peak reaching 11424 feet or 3482metres. The Drakensburg escarpment stretches from the Eastern Cape Province in the south and ends near Tzaneen in Limpopo province. The mountains are rich in plant life and 2153 plant species are found […]