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Throwback Thursday – Durban’s West Street

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Throwback Thursday – Durban’s West Street The Durban CBD boasts a well-planned grid of city streets, many of which have now been renamed to honour struggle heroes. West Street is no different – originally named after Martin West, a British born man who worked for the Dutch East India Company. He …

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A new class of luxury sailing –more than you imagined!

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A new class of luxury sailing –more than you imagined! Luxury comes hand in hand with style and the Targa 48 evokes exactly that with its eye-catching designs and over-the-top amenities. With the canvas roof retracted, there is a true sense of freedom that continues out onto the Large entertaining …

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eThekwini Living Legends Nominations Open

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EThekwini Municipality is excited to announce that nominations for eThekwini Living Legends Awards 2015 have been officially opened. The public is encouraged to nominate citizens of eThekwini who have achieved greatness in various sectors of our society. EThekwini Living Legends recognises individuals who have positively contributed to the wellbeing and …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery 03/10/2014

By Prakash Bhikha

Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery Our selection of the best pics of Durban and KZN this week! If you would like to have your awesome photos featured here, please send them to us by: – Email info@5stardurban.co.za – Post them on our facebook page http://www.facebook.com/5stardurban – Or you can also tag us in them on …

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National Marine Week 6th – 12th October

Adelie penguins on the Antarctic Peninsula– the Antarctic is their only home and it seems they are fighting with gallant pluck against overwhelming odds.

National Marine Week 6th – 12th October National Marine Week is celebrated in the second week in October and is dedicated to creating awareness about the marine and coastal environments in order to promote sustainable use and conservation of these resources for the benefit of both present and future generations.  …

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Throwback Thursday – Durban’s Landmark “Ghost House”

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For this week’s “Throwback Thursday” we take a look at the landmark commonly referred to as the “Ghost House” or “Haunted House” just up the north coast of Durban. Gurusamy Veerasamy Naidu, a South Indian businessman and the first Indian to sail on the Queen Elizabeth II, came to Durban in the …

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More International Flights for King Shaka International Airport

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Dube TradePort works to attract more international flights to Durban A high level delegation from KwaZulu-Natal, comprising Dube TradePort officials, business and tourism bodies, headed to the 20th World Route Development Forum Chicago to lobby new airlines to start flying direct international routes into Durban’s King Shaka International Airport. World …

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A Giant 10th Birthday Halloween Celebration at uShaka

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Give your favourite little horrors a Halloween experience like no other where they will be sure to be shrieking with excitement. Celebrating the biggest and most ghoulish event, uShaka Marine World will be pulling out all the stops to make this Halloween a thrilling family experience to honour the parks …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery – 26/9/2014

by Kierran Allen

Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery Our selection of the best pics of Durban and KZN submitted to us this week! If you would like to have your awesome photos featured here, please send them to us by: – Email info@5stardurban.co.za – Post them on our facebook page http://www.facebook.com/5stardurban – Or you can also tag us …

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The Sweetest Spot in Africa

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KZN is the sugar bowl of Southern Africa, and with that comes some pretty awesome opportunity to experience fresh sugar cane products and sweeten our lives a little! In 1848 the first sugar cultivars were imported from Mauritius, and proved to be so successful that the first mill was built …

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