Posts – Culture & History

My city: Kevin Paul's Port Elizabeth

  • 15 September 2014 by Kolosa Vuso

Kevin Paul is a South African swimmer who received a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Paralympics. Although he is now based in Durban, training for the Rio 2016 Games, he remains passionate about his hometown, Port Elizabeth.

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Feel Durban's Florida Road vibe

  • 12 September 2014 by Christine Marot

The Florida Road strip is probably Durban’s most well-patronised stretch of real estate, thanks to an eclectic mix of restaurants, pubs, shops, galleries and churches, complemented by a welcoming old-world-meets-new atmosphere.

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Experience a world of fun at South Africa’s amusement parks

  • 09 September 2014 by Kate Rau

There’s nothing like a visit to a theme park to add colour and fun to your family holiday. So grab the kids, or your partner, or both, and head to any one of these funtastic amusement parks in South Africa ...

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Photographer Peter Magubane exhibits at the University of the Free State

  • 08 September 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Photographer Peter Magubane’s exhibition, A struggle without Documentation is no Struggle, is on at the Johannes Stegmann Art Gallery at the University of the Free State’s Bloemfontein campus.

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Malapa structure unveiled at Cradle of Humankind

  • 05 September 2014 by Kolosa Vuso

A protective structure – the Malapa structure – has been built to protect the important Malapa fossil site, in the Cradle of Humankind, from the elements.

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How to spend a weekend in Nelson Mandela Bay

Tips on how to make the most of a short stay in South Africa’s Friendly City and surrounding areas.

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5 great reasons to visit South Africa's national parks

Whether you’re looking for big game, scenic splendour or rare animals, South Africa’s national parks have it all.

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In the footsteps of Thomas Bain – master pass builder

Many of South Africa’s most beautiful passes were built by either Andrew Geddes Bains or his son, Thomas. Close to Citrusdal in the Western Cape, you can get a real feel for the feats of the old pass builders.

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New exhibition celebrates Mandela and Gandhi

  • 27 August 2014 by Sarah Came

The relationship between two great icons in the struggle for freedom and social justice is the inspiration for the Mandela Gandhi Wall at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Johannesburg.

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Reefsteamers – for the love of trains

For those who love old steam trains, a trip to the Magaliesberg with Reefsteamers offers the ultimate day trip for families in search of adventure.

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