Author: DBNWalkTours

This beautiful wood and iron cottage was designed in 1901. In the early 1900's there were more buildings in wood and iron in Natal than any other type. They were economical and could be transported. Photo taken June 2020 An early photo of the same building Beautiful...

Umgeni - pre 1906 I love this extract from a book titled - Twentieth century impressions of Natal.  Umgeni is the next place reached, and hundreds of people spend their week-ends at this spot, or go out on Sundays. It is within rickshaw distance of Durban Town...

Vetch's PierLet me start by saying none of these aerial photos are mine, they have done the rounds on Facebook for many years. Only one photo is mine taken 3 years ago on a helicopter flip (my father's wish for his 90th birthday!).  The sand bar...

Kings House now called Dr John L Dube House  The Governor of Durban’s first marine residence was at 21 St Andrews Street (now Diakonia Avenue) where the Durban Music School is situated today.  In 1875 the town council set aside GBP3,000 for the building of an official...

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