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Best Places to Stay on the Midlands Meander
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Best Places to Stay on the Midlands Meander

Picture this: fields of swaying grasslands, slowly ambling cattle chewing the cud, undulating green hills that stretch as far as the eye can see, farmlands - sand roads curving just out of sight, country lanes lined with hedgerows, beautiful mountains off in t...
3 Great Meanders – Drift At Your Own Pace, In Your Own Car
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3 Great Meanders – Drift At Your Own Pace, In Your Own Car

South Africa is one of the most diverse and beautiful countries in the world, its myriad landscapes easily explored by car on roads that are, by and large, excellent. There are plenty of unguided tour routes visitors can follow, particularly if you enjoy findi...
Il Postino Pizzeria – A little bit of Italy in the Midlands
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Il Postino Pizzeria – A little bit of Italy in the Midlands

Although it opened its doors in the Natal Midlands just over two years ago, Il Postino Pizzeria was a restaurant that was unfamiliar to me, that is until I decided to pay them a visit for lunch last weekend. The drive from Pietermaritzburg to Dargle in the Mid...
The Bierfassl country pub and restaurant – A review
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The Bierfassl country pub and restaurant – A review

The Bierfassl country pub and restaurant, situated in Nottingham Road, the heart of the renowned Midlands Meander, is one of the more well-known establishments in the area and just as was the case with my last visit some nine years previously, I wasn’t disappo...
The Pickle Pot – Anyone for a trip into the country?
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The Pickle Pot – Anyone for a trip into the country?

Situated just outside the small farming town of Boston in the beautiful KwaZulu-Natal Midlands the Pickle Pot is a good 45 minutes drive from Pietermaritzburg and is the furtherest venue south on the popular Midlands Meander.Advertised as a locality that s...