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  • Day8

    The outskirts and the Wild Coast

    December 15, 2018 in South Africa ⋅ ⛅ 17 °C

    Going south from Durban till Port Elizabeth is the region that is mostly skipped by tourists. One reason might be that South Africa is that large and going by car from North to South takes plenty of time. The other reason probably is that there are no special touristic sights on the way.

    For us, it was 2 long days of driving, mostly through rural regions and some busy midsize towns, and a stay over in a B&B in Kokstad. People there warned us to be careful in some of the towns and to not drive by night. We followed the recommendations and arrived safely to the next park and also to the especially touristic sunshine coast. What we saw on the way, though, seemed much more like daily South Africa and gave us a more authentic view on how the majority of African people lead their lifes.Read more