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A world of fun right on your doorstep

A world of fun right on your doorstep

Durbs Thursdays has always been about the undiscovered treasures of Durban - those attractions that make you say, “Woah, I didn’t know Durban had that!”. This time around though, it’s one we all know is there, but chances are, you haven’t given it your all. We’re talking about Fun World, and we’re talking full on candy-flossing, ice-creaming, ride-hopping fun. Photo: Khidra Stevens This is one you don’t have to be a tourist to enjoy, and it’s a really cool day out for the...

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Madiba Memorial: Durban’s goodbye

Madiba Memorial: Durban’s goodbye

The KwaZulu-Natal Madiba Memorial was hosted at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Friday, 13 December, and was attended by almost 40,000 mourners who had come to say their last farewell. And what was expected to be a sombre experience, became an uplifting celebration in honour of the father of our rainbow nation. A fitting goodbye for a man who gave so much. His life is one to be celebrated. Within the first hour of the memorial, the Moses Mabhida Stadium was alive with singing, dancing: a powerfu...

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Surfin’ Durban – it all starts with a lesson

Surfin’ Durban – it all starts with a lesson

Golden beaches, balmy weather and inviting waves - there’s no denying that Durban really is a surfer’s paradise. And no promenade stroll, or walk along the pier is complete without seeing surfers soaring through the waves - and if you’re not one of them, you probably want to be. Want to know what it’s like? Just you, the board under your feet and the next wave that’ll take your breath away? Why not go for a surfing lesson - what’s the worst that could happen? You could fall a few ti...

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BMXploring Durban

BMXploring Durban

Flatland BMX takes freestyle BMXing to a whole new level! And just like the name suggests, flatland BMXers use the flat, smooth surface they ride on to perform their unbelievable stunts. It’s been described as part hip-hop dance and part gymnastic-like circus act and leaves audiences with the best bike handling they’ve ever seen. For skaters and bikers alike, there’s no surface more inviting than the expanses of concrete at Moses Mabhida Stadium. As part of their BMXplore tour, two of the...

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Durban bunny chows that WOW!

Durban bunny chows that WOW!

Last week, Durbs Thursdays brought you the smoking-hot list of Durban’s top shisanyamas. This week, we’re talking a different kind of hot: hot-curry-in-chunk-of-fresh-bread kinda hot. Yep. the bunny chow. Those two words that are impossible to say without your mouth watering, and Durban cuisine at its finest. Forget the cutlery and crockery. For this super-satisfying grub, all you need is your fingers (the cutlery you were born with), the wrapping it came in (because washing dishes sucks)...

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Your December holidays start here!

Your December holidays start here!

When it comes to keeping the whole family entertained in Durban, there’s nowhere more happening than the Moses Mabhida Stadium. From the People’s Park playground for the tiny ones, all the way to the thrilling Big Rush Big Swing for the adventurous ones, it’s all right here! SkyCar The popular SkyCar’s 2-minute ride will take you to the very top of the arch where you step out onto the platform and take in the magnificent 360-degree views of the Indian Ocean, Durban and beyond. ...

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Durbs Thursdays – Take Durban by bike

Durbs Thursdays – Take Durban by bike

Nothing beats a leisurely stroll along the Durban promenade… except a leisurely bike ride along the promenade. Okay, so maybe the last time you rode a bike was in the late 80’s. It doesn’t matter… riding a bike is like, ahem, riding a bike. Once you’ve learnt how, there’s no unlearning it. You know the feeling: When you get that perfect downhill with the perfect surface, it’s smooth-sailing and pretty much like flying. Amazing. Luckily, you don’t need to own a bike to experie...

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Outdoor yoga at the People’s Park

Outdoor yoga at the People’s Park

Now that summer’s here, and the days are longer, why not make the most of your mornings with an early yoga session. Unwind your mind while you improve your strength and flexibility. Forget about the world and enjoy the quiet for an hour. Yoga classes are conducted at the Moses Mabhida Stadium People’s Park every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 6am to 7am. And no matter your age, size or fitness level, everyone is welcome. Feel free to see what it’s all about. It costs R80 for a dro...

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These holidays, this is where it’s at!

These holidays, this is where it’s at!

The December holidays are right around the corner, and for parents, that means one thing: it’s all on you to keep the little ones entertained and happy. Not to worry. The People’s Park at the Moses Mabhida Stadium has got it all sorted. Not only will the kids be in their element here, the People’s Park Café is the perfect place for mom and dad to unwind too. SEE ALSO: Durbs Thursdays – Segway Gliding Tours Chill out on the deck over coffee and a slice of cake while you watch th...

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Platinum Stars take the MTN 8 Cup home!

Platinum Stars take the MTN 8 Cup home!

A drama-filled penalty shoot-out handed Platinum Stars the MTN 8 Cup on Saturday, 28 September 2013 as they took on Orlando Pirates. Drama ensued during the penalty kicks when Orlando Pirates failed to convert three crucial kicks to answer to Platinum Stars’ two successful conversions. It was a tactically charged match, which even saw the miraculous return to action of Andile Jali, who was initially ruled out for a longer period because of a shoulder injury. Although the weather was cold and w...

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