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I Love Balgowan Because …
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I Love Balgowan Because …

Hi, I’m Rosemarie from Enniskerry Self Catering in Balgowan.Balgowan IS BEST KNOWN FOR its scenic beauty and friendly people.GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT ... well actually anywhere in the area, because the scenery is your background and it's amazing....
Delish-Dish family restaurant and pub – A review
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Delish-Dish family restaurant and pub – A review

While driving through the small town of Howick in the Natal Midlands recently I spotted an eatery that I had not previously been aware of, the Delish-Dish family restaurant and pub. Not usually the spontaneous type (I generally prefer to plan even the smallest...
Jewel Of India – An exquisite dining experience
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Jewel Of India – An exquisite dining experience

The relatively newly established Invesco Centre in Pietermaritzburg boasts a number of top quality restaurants all offering their own unique brand of cuisine. One of those restaurants, The Jewel of India, was my latest port of call on my travels through KwaZul...
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...
I Love Hilton Because …
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I Love Hilton Because …

Hi, I’m Priscilla Rushton from Hilton in the Natal Midlands.Hilton IS BEST KNOWN FOR its small village atmosphere and misty days!GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT in the gardens at the Church of the Ascension – it’s very pretty, especially if it’s a misty ...
Pietermaritzburg Model Engineering Society – A train ride with a difference in Pietermaritzburg
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Pietermaritzburg Model Engineering Society – A train ride with a difference in Pietermaritzburg

Some weeks ago my friend Connor invited me to join him for a visit to the Pietermaritzburg Model Engineering Society (PMES) and since I had never visited the venue before I decided to take him up on his offer. Located in the quiet middle class suburb of Bisley...
The Strelitzia Room restaurant at the Pietermaritzburg Botanical Gardens
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The Strelitzia Room restaurant at the Pietermaritzburg Botanical Gardens

Established in the early 1870s for the purpose of conserving and propagating rare and endangered indigenous plants, the Pietermaritzburg Botanical Gardens is always a great venue for anyone looking to relax and unwind amongst the beauty of nature. Flowers of e...
Tumble Downs Café and Restaurant – A review
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Tumble Downs Café and Restaurant – A review

There’s nothing quite like visiting the Natal Midlands in autumn. The hues of yellow, red and orange are something to behold and the fresh, crisp air is the perfect anti dote for even the most jaded psyche. Friends Mary-Anne and Curran agreed and we were soon ...
Linga Lapa Restaurant and Butchery – An eating experience par excellence in the Natal Midlands
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Linga Lapa Restaurant and Butchery – An eating experience par excellence in the Natal Midlands

Linga Lapa Restaurant and Butchery situated in Nottingham Road in the Natal Midlands is highly recommended for its quality steaks, relaxed atmosphere and cosy warm fires so I decided to pay the establishment a visit this past weekend to see what all the fuss w...
La Lampara Italian Restaurant – A review
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La Lampara Italian Restaurant – A review

In my most recent restaurant review I penned my impressions of a Saturday breakfast at the Piggly Wiggly Coffee Shop in Lions River and mentioned the experience heralded the beginning of what was to prove a most enjoyable and memorable weekend. The good times ...
Piggly Wiggly Coffee Shop – A review
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Piggly Wiggly Coffee Shop – A review

A recent mid morning breakfast with some friends at The Piggly Wiggly Coffee Shop in the beautiful Natal Midlands, proved to be the perfect start to what turned out to be a rather enjoyable and memorable weekend. The drive from Pietermaritzburg to Lion’s River...