The Kwa-Zulu Natal Midlands is a beautiful part of the province just outside of the Drakensberg Mountains. The region is home to the Midlands Meander, a route through the Midlands offering arts, crafts, tastes and so much more. The seemingly evergreen landscape with its hills and mountains is the perfect setting to just relax end enjoy the local initiatives.
The historic city of Pietermaritzburg, is definitely worth a visit. The Town Hall is the biggest red brick building in the southern hemisphere, and a good example of Victorian architecture. The city has lots of sights and sounds to keep visitors busy, but the reason for going to the Midlands is the scenery and quaint little towns.
A gem in the Midlands is Howick with an attractive waterfall that is easily accessible and offers amazing views. Like most towns in the region arts and crafts are a plenty and would add something interesting to your journey. The friendliness of the locals will make you feel at home and you wouldn’t want to leave.
The Midlands is where you’ll want to stay on your way from or to the Drakensberg Mountains and is definitely one of South Africa’s best kept secrets. Pack your bags and get ready for a rejuvenating experience in nature complimented by unique people and their way of doing things.