Tajada Guest House

9 Blackpool Road, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Johannesburg

Finally in Africa!!!

A travel blog entry by ohheyafrica

27

... some of us went back to the hotel bar. It was pretty interesting, they had a guy playing live music and some of the locals welcomed us and talked with us about what to do around the city and how much they love where they live.
Day two-
This was the museum day, we went to see the Hector Pieterson Museum, Regina Mondi Church, Apartheid Museum, and Nelson Mandela House. This day was a pretty sad day because every museum showed different types ...

The end of the African leg

A travel blog entry by johneklund

8

... regional train linking Pretoria and Jo-Burg CBD/airport. It emphasizes security with plenty of guards and cameras on the trains and stations. We were warned to avoid the local stopping trains to the townships. It was good to see a mix of white and black commuters on the train. In the CBD we opted to tour around the city on the big red double-decker city bus. It certainly gave us a good view of the city.

Johannesburg is not the prettiest city in the world. It has ...

Cape Town baby!

A travel blog entry by tash-and-gav

1

... around to get out location and then home to get showered and changed for tea wih Bec, Baz and the swissies! We ended up getting a taxi to long street and found a nice little Mexican restaurant where we sipped on mojhitos and the the boys wore Mexican ...

The Birthplace of Satyagraha

A travel blog entry by parleusted

3
25

... against apartheid. It is located close to the spot where Hector Pieterson, a 12-year old student was shot in 1976 when he took part in a mass protest against the imposition of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction in township schools. The museum uses a lot of video clippings and photographs to bring alive the events of the era.

The photograph of Mbuyisa Makhubo carrying Pieterson's lifeless body in his arms while the boy's sister ...

Homeward Bound

A travel blog entry by pilgrim143

... are a worry (& falling commodity prices) but they are so inefficient and over-staffed that downsizing must follow any pay rises and that is a viscous circle
- the local blacks really dislike the immigrant blacks but how can you stop the migration south?; this seems a real pressure point

So I'm not about to solve the problems of the World but it's (currently) a good place to ...

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This B&B, located on 9 Blackpool Road, Johannesburg, is near Montecasino, Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, and Orient-Express Safaris.
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