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Finweek English Edition - - LIFE - Air­link

turns a quick busi­ness trip to Pi­eter­mar­itzburg into a truly en­joy­able ex­pe­ri­ence. With Air­link, your ar­rival in Pi­eter­mar­itzburg will not only be syn­ony­mous with a plea­sur­able fly­ing ex­pe­ri­ence, but also in­clude a quick dis­em­barka­tion from the air­craft. Pi­eter­mar­itzburg Air­port also pro­vides quick ac­cess to Pine­town, Kloof, Hill­crest, Hil­ton, How­ick and the Mid­lands, which means you can turn your busi­ness trip to Pi­eter­mar­itzburg into an op­por­tu­nity to ex­plore the won­ders of one of South Africa’s most beau­ti­ful re­gions. Earn Voy­ager Miles with each Air­link flight to Pi­eter­mar­itzburg, and take a lit­tle time to ex­plore the nat­u­ral and his­tor­i­cal won­ders of this city and the sur­round­ing ar­eas.

AR­CHI­TEC­TURE As the city was founded by the Voortrekkers in 1838, the ar­chi­tec­ture of Pi­eter­mar­itzburg is heav­ily in­flu­enced by the Vic­to­rian build­ing style and re­mains one of the best­p­re­served Vic­to­rian cities in the world.

of Pi­eter­mar­itzburg in­cludes trips to some of the city’s most mag­nif­i­cent build­ings – a must-see for ar­chi­tec­ture lovers. See some of the coun­try’s most beau­ti­ful ar­chi­tec­ture by fly­ing in ei­ther on the AVRO RJ85 or the Em­braer 135 re­gional jets.

NA­TURE

HER­ITAGE His­tory buffs will find them­selves de­lighted as they can lit­er­ally fol­low in the foot­steps of his­tor­i­cal fig­ures, such as world-renowned paci­fist,

It is be­lieved that Gandhi’s non-vi­o­lent re­sis­tance move­ment started in Pi­eter­mar­itzburg af­ter he was forcibly re­moved from a first- class train car­riage. Pi­eter­mar­itzburg’s

was re­cently con­verted into a tourist at­trac­tion and com­mu­nity cen­tre. Con­struc­tion on the prison, which in­cluded gal­lows and a tor­ture room, started in 1862 and it housed many anti-apartheid ac­tivists be­fore even­tu­ally be­ing shut down due to poor con­di­tions. Squeeze in a trip to the

or have lunch at the old prison be­fore your Air­link flight back home.

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