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travel42 Port Guide: Durban

Durban travel42 Port of Call Guide

Most first-time visitors to South Africa fly in and out of Johannesburg, the City of Gold, and then travel on to Cape Town before leaving the country. The Cape is undeniably beautiful and cosmopolitan, but if you want a true African experience in South Africa, head for Durban, Africa's busiest port and a balmy coastal metropolis in the heart of the legendary Zulu Kingdom.

eThekwini, Durban's Zulu name, means "the place of the bay." This city of more than 3.5 million people is less polished and...

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