My A to Z Blogging Challenge

Alphabetical inspiration and motivation for bloggers

B is for Battlefields

Northern and central KwaZulu Natal has some of the most beautiful landscapes in South Africa, it all looks so peaceful, yet it was only between 100 and 130 years ago, that this area was engulfed in fierce battles, some between the British and the Zulus,

Isandlwana Lodge in the background with Zulu huts

others between the Boers and the British – all were to shape both South African and British history.

I am not sure why, but when I was at school, I was never particularly interested in the history of my country, it just seemed boring. So, when I first visited the Isandlwana  Battlefield area about 11 years ago…….Click HERE to read more of this post and leave a comment

About Julie Dawn Fox

I'm Julie, a British expat in Portugal with a passion for travel, writing and photography. My blog, Julie Dawn Fox in Portugal, is a way of sharing what I learn about the food, art, culture and unusual highlights of Portugal. You'll find honest opinions, helpful tips and ideas for travelling and living in Portugal. If you need a native English speaker to help you create or translate content for your website, articles or other documents, please email me or visit


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