Battlefields: Hot air giants take to the skies

2011-04-05 00:00

INTERNATIONAL balloonists from the United Kingdom are floating over KZN’s battlefields this week.

Since Sunday and continuing until Thursday — 22 historians — led by Dr Keith Peirce, will be viewing the Battlefields area from above, with special interest in Rorke’s Drift and Isandlawana.

The public are welcome to observe colourful lift-offs at around 6.30 am daily, depending on the weather. The chair of the local community property association, Petros Magubane, said he is thrilled to have the group at Rorke’s Drift, and the balloons are exciting for local people. — WR.

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