The town in a forest

2012-11-12 00:00

IS Eshowe a town or a forest? Spend a few days there and you begin to wonder. Just a couple of streets away from Osborn Road, the town’s main thoroughfare, you find yourself on roads that weave through and around the Dlinza Forest. “This forest is the heart and soul of Eshowe,” Henry Bird, local historian and tour guide, tells me as we drive through it.

“Agriculture is the main driving force of the economy around Eshowe,” says businessman Gareth Reeves. “Sugar, citrus and timber.” publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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