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KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa

The garden province of South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal is a subtropical region of lush and well-watered valleys, washed by the warm Indian Ocean. A popular tourist destination, the province stretches from Port Edward in the south to the borders of Swaziland and Mozambique to the north.

South Africa’s Unesco World Heritage Sites

The oldest visible meteor crater on earth. The island prison that held Nelson Mandela. The remains of an ancient African city state. Evidence of the earliest humans, and the richest and most beautiful collection of cave paintings south of the Sahara. South Africa is home to eight Unesco World Heritage Sites.

Showcasing South Africa's fantastical florals

Showcasing South Africa’s fantastical florals

In honour of its 30th anniversary, Ardmore Ceramic Art is launching a range of fabrics at the Design Indaba Expo, which opens in Cape Town on Friday. The design translates South Africa's vibrant flora and fauna on to fabric with pattern, colour and humour.
Hiking in South Africa

Wits team shows how lightning shapes mountains

South African scientists at Wits University in Johannesburg have been featured in National Geographic for their "shocking" work that shows that it is lightning - rather than ice and heat - that is the main force shaping the Drakensberg summits.

Durbs on list for New7Wonder Cities

Balmy Durban, known for its easy-going attitude and excellent surfing conditions, is making waves on the New7Wonder Cities long list. The nomination sees the city rub shoulders with world capitals such as Kyoto, London and Mumbai.
SA top African leisure spot

Mountain bikers race for rhinos

The FedGroup Berg & Bush mountain bike race through KwaZulu-Natal is joining forces with Spioenkop Game Reserve to protect its 28 white rhino in celebration of World Rhino Day on Saturday.

Drakensberg: barrier of spears

Drakensberg: barrier of spears

The uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park has outstanding natural beauty, Africa's highest mountain range south of Kilimanjaro, a fascinating and ancient geology, some of the rarest animals in the world - and the largest series of rock art in Africa.


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