A Thousand Hills

Joe and I have spent the last couple of days moving between Durban and an area to the north of town called the Valley of a Thousand Hills. Here are some highlights. Monday After Sunday’s adventures, I’m pleased to say that Joe collected his press credentials in time...

Bedlam at the Beach

I’m on the verandah of the Lemon Tree Bed & Breakfast in Kloof, a posh suburb of Durban. A breeze is rustling the royal palms in the garden. It’s calm and quiet. The verandah at the Lemon Tree. Yesterday was a different story. We left home at 8:00 a.m. on the...

Chowing Down, Durban-style

This Sunday Joe and I are going to Durban, a coastal city in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province. I’m excited about going for several reasons, one of which is the food. Durban’s cuisine is heavily influenced by India, which is a hop across the Indian Ocean. Today we...