"Human rights icons and ultramarathons" Top 5 Page for this destination Pietermaritzburg by CatherineReichardt

Pietermaritzburg Travel Guide: 30 reviews and 50 photos

(work in progress)

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Fascinating history and unexpected good museums
  • Cons:Pervasive litter and a particularly vicious one way system in the CBD
  • In a nutshell:The ultramarathon capital of South Africa - but fascinating even for the chronically unfit!
  • Last visit to Pietermaritzburg: Mar 2012
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • kenHuocj's Profile Photo
    Dec 19, 2012 at 9:38 AM

    remember well Bruce Fordyce's victories up and down the Comrades ;-))) good information.

  • Korsmans's Profile Photo
    Jul 15, 2012 at 3:31 AM

    Well recorded and reading the article and viewing the pictures brings back fond memories of my Comrades runs.
    Maybe I will still do another Comrades and spend time to view some of the sights Cathy has mentioned.
    Appreciated, Allan K

  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Mar 19, 2012 at 9:46 PM

    What an interesting page! Poor Ghandi went through some tough times!
    I have never heard of those races, but now I understand why these people that enter the Olympics in long distance events, usually win!
    Its a long way for me to come to see a Dodo, maybe one day!


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