Durban & The Bunny Chow Escapades, South Africa
The first thing to come out is a tray of tomato and onion salad, pickled carrot and a spicy sambal which are the key to spicing up the bunny chows. The bunny chows then arrive and they're rather curious looking with a piece of the bread on top. You are supposed to use your hands to eat them but as we are sharing we use a fork and knife. The fillings are good but I must admit that I preferred the fillings to the bread which was a bit too stodgy and soft and ended up soaking up a lot of the…
Florida Road, Durban
The Morningside area of Durban, South Africa is full of older colonial buildings. Many are old houses that have been salvaged and recycled as businesses. Florida Road and the surrounding streets have especially been sucessfully restored in this manner.
Stroll across the road
Pedestrians stroll across a normally busy road in central Durban on a late Saturday afternoon before the next wave of traffic is sent forward by the green robot (traffic signal). The red brick building in the backgound was originally the Durban main train station. Today part of the restored building houses the Tourist offices, while the old sheds were converted into a shopping centre called The Workshop.
Durban – the Art Deco Capital of South Africa - TravelGround Blog
For those not in the know, the style of Art Deco is characterised by bold colours, glamorous ornaments, and geometric shapes, which also incorporate traditional designs. The Art Deco style originated in the early 1920s in France, and flourished worldwide until World War II. The style has been referred to as a distinct breakaway from … Continue reading “Durban – the Art Deco Capital of South Africa”