Posts Tagged ‘Durban’
The Comrades Marathon is a cherished national treasure and attracts thousands of runners, spectators and television viewers every year. We invite you to participate in this great event and experience the worlds greatest race. (more…)
Optima Holidays opens its doors with resorts, from the warm golden beaches of the Indian Ocean to the trendy nightlife of the city. Durban sports the best of theatres, art galleries, museums, Ushaka Marine World, Sun Coast Casino, shopping centres such as Gateway & The Pavilion. (more…)
Ratha-yatra, or the Festival of Chariots, is a joyous event celebrated for thousands of years in the Indian holy city of Jagannatha Puri, and now celebrated in Durban and more recently by Hare Krishna devotees in cities around the world. Another name for Krishna, Jagannatha refers to the ecstatic form of the Lord with large eyes and rugged features who is carried on a gigantic chariot during this festival (and worshiped in an ancient temple at the center of Jagannath Puri). (more…)
If you have not yet booked your Easter accommodation, we recommend you do it NOW before it is too late. Call Optima on 0860 333 666 to find your dream holiday resort. In the meantime, take a few minutes to relax and read this article. (more…)
This year marks the 62nd Dusi in Durban, KZN. The first Dusi was started on the 22nd of December 1951, borne from Ian Player, who thought up the idea of the Dusi while fighting in WW1. Something to distract him and his friends. (more…)
South Africa is a country filled with diverse culture, a torn history, a yearning to heal its wounds. A country full of life and love, a culture of food and wine, Shebeens, Shanty Towns, dancing, 11 official languages, animal skin dresses, Bikini’s and Braai’s. As a South African you should traverse every inch of your country, leave no rock unturned. But of all the wonderful places to visit, there are 10 that are a must see. Add them to your bucket list. (more…)
The Comrades Marathon is a cherished national treasure and attracts thousands of runners, spectators and television viewers every year. We invite you to participate in this great event and experience the worlds greatest race.