One of the most futile and bloodiest battles of the South African War was fought on top of a windswept, rain-sodden hill in KwaZulu-Natal on the night of 23 January, 1900, and the following day, 24 January. Three men on the hill that day – whose death would have changed the course of world history – survived.
There are some must-do outings when visiting Cape Town – such as Table Mountain, the V&A Waterfront and Robben Island – but if you want to experience more of the city, then head off on a township tour.
It’s amazing, the diamond. With most of its industrial uses now possible with synthetic materials, it is only worth what we say it is worth. South Africa has a rich diamond history, much of which can be discovered in an untouched corner of the Northern Cape.
The Sani Pass literally lies in no man’s land between South Africa and Lesotho, close to the KwaZulu-Natal town of Himeville. With reports that it’s going to be tarred soon, 4x4 enthusiasts from across the country have been flocking to the untouched landscape to ascend this extremely challenging mountain pass.
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