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IIn episode 5 of our Bakkie Stories road-trip through South Africa, we step into another world and get spicy visiting Durban’s buzzing Victoria Street Market. These 100 year old markets are famed for their East meets West produce, with stalls laden with perfectly formed pyramids of jewel-coloured spices. Watch Maya, Alice and Saunders as they explore the market, plus see what they think of the traditional Durban dish, ‘Bunny Chow’, a hollowed out bread roll filled with fragrant and spicy curry. Tasty!
A most representative collection of KwaZulu - Natal heritage.
Experience music, dance and food from across the country, as well as Tsonga crafts and Zulu beer-brewing; and don’t forget the magical clicking language of the San people.
The music culture in South Africa is made up of diverse genres, from jazz, hip hop, kwaito and gospel to pop and alternative rock.
The Zululand area, in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province, is rooted in the legacy of the great Zulu nation, and the area provides ample opportunity to explore the fascinating rich history of this proud nation
From soft red tea leaves and fermented milk to home-made beers and pub-favoured shooters, these are some of South Africa’s finest drinks.
The first shebeens in South Africa were local bars and taverns where mostly working-class urban males could unwind, socialise, and escape the oppression of life during the Apartheid era.
Shakaland is a cultural replication of a Zulu “Umuzi” or homestead, complete with 55 very comfortable beehive huts that overlook the Phobane Lake.
Linger longer as your senses take in the smells, sounds and tastes of different spices and incense or let your sight drink in the vibrant and colourful fabrics.
Visit Ohlange Institute in the Inanda region of KwaZulu-Natal and tap into critical South African history where Nelson Mandela cast his first vote.
Have you heard of Agritourism? This is a category of tourism that provides visitors the opportunity to experience everyday life on working farms, ranches, wineries and agricultural industries.
For a few Durban locals, riding a rickshaw along the Golden Mile (promenade) brings back fond childhood memories.
While South Africa embodies our most ancient roots, we have evolved into an amazing mix of modern cultures.
The sculpture both affects and is affected by the surrounding landscape, visually shifting throughout the day.
The local Indian cuisine has very distinctive flavours. Spices are used extensively, and much of the cooking is considered to be hotter than the fare usually consumed by non-Indian South Africans.
If you’re into culture, art and crafts, the Maloti-Drakensberg Heritage Route is the place for you.