Bulwer is a small town in the KwaZulu-Natal's Midlands region, South Africa. It is situated on the R617 regional road between the towns of Boston and Underberg and around 50 minutes north-west of the town of Ixopo on the R56. The village is nestled in the shadow of the Amahwaqa (the misty one) mountain.
The Old Yellowwood Church in Bulwer
|Municipality||Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Local Municipality|
|• Total||12.70 km2 (4.90 sq mi)|
|• Density||100/km2 (270/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||93.2%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (SAST)|
The town is named after Natal Governor Sir Henry Bulwer, having been founded during his tenure.:256 Bulwer is a prominent tourist destination for various reasons. It's a popular birding spot, a beautiful place to just relax, but mainly it's a flying destination for both hang gliders and paragliders. Both local and international pilots flock to Bulwer for flying around the year.
The Old Yellowwood ChurchEdit
Marutswa Forest, near Bulwer.
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- Bulwer Take Off 1850 m
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