Tajada Guest House

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

Straight Outta Joburg

A travel blog entry by pauljkuhne


... 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, ...

Feel that catch in your throat...

A travel blog entry by miguel_nkosi

Testing, testing, is this thing on? I lift a furrowed brow to my phantom audience. So this is how people communicate in the 21st century. Blog, sounds more like an unwanted response to a dodgy meal.

I pat myself on the back in either case.

Of course it starts with a deep breath and a somber goodbye, like the beginning of most great adventures, except this time its my family leaving while i remain.The door to the ...

Nairobi -> Johannesburg

A travel blog entry by blueplanet8


... assuming too much to be asking a question and expecting an answer in English. He grunted and pointed into the distance. Helpful. "Where is it?" Another point in the same direction. Stressing about time I set off in the direction he pointed in.

To get there I could either off road my trolley against the traffic, or put my backpack on. I chose the latter. I got to the right terminal to be greeted by a locked door. Excellent. ...

Forced Idleness

A travel blog entry by tayloretc


... the banking thing did get sorted out, and my last few days in Jo’burg were spent racing around paying all the outstanding bills, finally getting some of the things I needed. No descriptions or photos of filling prescriptions, or getting fillings, sorry.

A female weaver bird came along, didn’t like what she saw, and tore the bottom out of the nest. Here’s hoping his next nest pleases a female ...

Business Class Bliss

A travel blog entry by pennykmg

... of a 3 course meal, pumpkin soup with hot bread rolls, followed by a choice of grilled chicken and vegetables, lamb shanks, pasta or vegetarian dish. Of course it was all served on a beatifully made up tray inclusive of proper table napkins, real cutlery, salt & pepper shakers etc. Even the choice of Moet Champagne, but I stuck to a c******nay. After dinner, ...


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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