This post is inspired by a similar article posted on News24.com's travel section, however, it got me thinking (as a native of Durban) about unique experiences you could have as a tourist or even just a Durbanite who wants to soak up the richness of Durban's personality. Another post will also go up in the near future about 5 experiences to be had around Durban as the city is too big, I cannot include these in this particular post.
Durban itself is the third largest city in South Africa and is very culturally diverse. Settled by the British in the 1800s, the port remains the busiest in South Africa. The area "Natal" was named as such by Portuguese explorer, Vasco De Gama, and means "Christmas" in Portuguese.
But enough about history! Here is a list of 5 special things to do when in Durban:
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The winter months have brought with it some much-needed rain but locals have been urged to continue saving during the drought before the long summer hits. This has provided some short relief as water restrictions will be reduced on October 1st.
Some believe the easing of water restrictions will restore investor confidence in Cape Town and revive the tourism sector.
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