Old Umtali Guest House

55 Albatross Drive, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa | B&B
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This B&B, located on 55 Albatross Drive, Johannesburg, is near Montecasino and Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris.
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    Johannesburg, gateway to Africa

    A travel blog entry by goodner on Jul 15, 2014

    1 comment, 44 photos

    The one week I knew I'd have no worries about my own planning, and had complete confidence that our experience would be top notch, was the week we'd spend with YPO in South Africa. Sam and I saw the YPO safari opportunity, and knowing we wanted to safari sometime during our trip, we leapt on this chance. Consequently, I didn't study most of the communications we'd received about the trip carefully. Since we were arriving two days early, we scheduled a pickup from ...

    Straight Outta Joburg

    A travel blog entry by pauljkuhne on Feb 06, 2014

    2 comments, 16 photos

    ... for the Soweto Uprising, which took place on June 16, 1976. To give you a quick synopsis, in the mid-1970s the apartheid government mandated that all teachers and students, even in impoverished townships like Soweto, conduct their classes entirely in the Afrikaans language. This was perceived to be a near eugenics inspired, racist policy, in which the Apartheid system, designed and implemented by the Dutch descended Afrikaans leader Hendrik Verwoerd, ...

    Zimbabwe By Road: N3 to Joburg

    A travel blog entry by robspackman on Jul 22, 2013

    4 photos

    ... plummets by 4 to 5 degrees as we level off and will for the remained of our time up here on this plateux.

    Stopping for fuel, the air is crisp. Like a ski town bright lights of coffee chains, Wimpy (yes Wimpy is superabundant here) and other greasy food joints draws tired motorists under the small precocious bumps which mark the start of the Drakensberg chain of mountains.

    As we continue on ever widening ...

    Final reflections on Australia and the future

    A travel blog entry by michaeldc on Feb 23, 2013

    1 comment

    ... and then back to fly past the Sydney Opera House and Harbor Bridge.
    What does the future hold? Some people have expressed surprise that I have decided to work again - for me it is an opportunity to really see if I want to work for short periods in the future or never work again. I have had several people ask me if I would be interested in interim work. My thinking is working in a new country provides a ...

    Gay Pride

    A travel blog entry by tomrc86 on Oct 05, 2012

    5 photos

    ... the minority in South Africa so it wasn’t hard to unobtrusively follow some of the more obvious attendees.

    I joined a mixed group of locals who were able to give me advice about the country, but they seemed to be pretty clueless about how to be a tourist there because even they didn’t know the train to Durban existed, and they had driven the whole way.

    The parade ended at the Jo’burg zoo where lots of bars, stalls and a sound stage had ...