Travel distance between Durban and Pietermartizburg – 41 miles | 67.58 km
After breakfast, pack luggage, hotel check-out and load onto bus.
We begin the morning with a visit to 1000 Hills Community Helpers founded by Dawn Leppan and Alan Paton, author of Cry, The Beloved Country.
The organization was first established in 1989, originally as a program to feed those in poverty and suffering from the effects of HIV/AIDS. After seeing the overwhelming amount of people in need, it was concluded that something more would need to be done, thus founding 1000 Hills Community Helpers.
After our visit with Dawn Leppan, we transfer by Coach to Pietermaritzburg – political capital city of Kwa Zulu Natal. Pietermartizburg is the location of the station infamous for officials ordering the Mahatma off of the train to Pretoria – Gandhi regarded this incident as having changed the course of his life.
Railway Station Pietermartizburg
Lunch, Dinner & Overnight Accommodations: Protea Hotel Imperial