Aberfeldy Bed & Breakfast

101 Pitzer Road, Midrand, Gauteng, 1685, South Africa | B&B
 

Travel Blogs from Midrand

Day 1 - Arrival at Johannesburg

A travel blog entry by mikewho19

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First day we got to Johannesburg, South Africa, we were all very tired from the 20 hour flight (which includes flight time and layover). At the airport, we all retrieved money (Rand - South Africa currency) using the ATM and we met our tour guide Lindsey and our bus driver Jack. One of the first things we noticed was that drivers of vehicles were all seated on the right side of their cars. In addition, the driving lanes (in term ...

Johannesburg

A travel blog entry by sabjean42

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... subject exams in English and Afririkaner. Most Soweto students made low scores and were denied University admission and job opportunities. This afternoon we visited the Apartheid Museum. It was a very intense experience. It takes one back through the history of the native tribes, the European settlements and the armed struggles which lead eventually to the release of Mandela after 27 years in prison in ...

First 2 Days in South Africa

A travel blog entry by mattcurry77

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... one of the townships where all
the blacks were forcible relocated far outside the city during the Gold Rush
and Apartheid Era to do site visits to some of The Branson Centre of
Entrepreneurship businesses.

This is a good point to stop and talk about Apartheid, a brief history of Johannesburg
and the huge inequity and inequality that still exists in SA today.

Johannesburg is the largest city in the world not located near a water source with ...

Culture shock in Jo'burg!

A travel blog entry by shaunandkaren

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... a culture shock.
We were having a culture shock, but we were loving it, especially in terms of food and drink. Shopping for ourselves, not on a tight budget like we are when we went 'cook group shopping' on the truck, we were able to purchase meat, meat and more meat, along with awesome salad ingredients and good quality South African wine and cider. Our time in Jo'burg allowed us to have some awesome brais (South African style barbeques) accompanied by salad that ...

"Soweto? What the f**k are you doing in Soweto?!"

A travel blog entry by afrikanskies

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... a golf club like you own the place (preferably an expensive resort course, as they will have mini shampoos, soap and shower gel you can take home as a ‘souvenir’ of your visit)...hot showers, first-class meals and cheap beer beckon!

We followed the above advice and pampered ourselves in Entabeni’s incredible power showers and fluffy white towels; an item which had only existed in my wildest fantasies for the past 7 months. After a couple of ...

Location

This B&B, located on 101 Pitzer Road, Midrand, is near Orient-Express Safaris.
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4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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