The Rose Cottage

Address: 46, Ley Road, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2195, South Africa | B&B
 
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This B&B, located on 46, Ley Road, Johannesburg, is near Johannesburg Zoo, South African National Museum of Military History, Museum Africa, and Everard Read Gallery.
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Travel Blogs from Johannesburg

Johannesburg, gateway to Africa

A travel blog entry by goodner on Jul 15, 2014

1 comment, 44 photos

... their education to be taught strictly in the Afrikaans language (understandable as that was the language of their oppressors). As only YPO can do, they arranged for us to learn about Hector Pieterson from his sister, who was there that day, and running next to the boy carrying her dying brother in the famous photo from that violent event. She told the story of that day just outside of the museum, and while she clearly has recounted this tale of tragedy many ...

New Year 2014

A travel blog entry by faralley on Jan 02, 2014

20 photos

... Lawrence Anthony. It has been 13 years ago I had a close encounter with an African Elephant myself and the impression that encounter had on me was immense. A few tons of wild animal accepting my presence in his space was unforgettable. Not often I have been feeling more safe than standing cloze to this elephant while he was sniffing me with his trunk.

One whipe would be enough to make me history.

The picture of this moment has a ...

Kruger National Park

A travel blog entry by phillipsquared on Dec 05, 2013

21 photos

... of the big five but we still have all of tomorrow. Today we thought we would get up early (5am) to catch the cats with their breakfast, wrong again. It was raining and cold and for ages all we saw were baboon sitting all over the road. Eventually we decided to take another dirt road which ended up being a very long short cut. We did however come across herds of elephant. One cranky teen bull decided he would have a go at us, needless to say we both peed our pants. This turned out to be ...

Times have changed ...

A travel blog entry by tweetygirl on Oct 31, 2013

... before going to the middle and lower areas ... There is something i feel a bit strange when you see a satellite dish on a tin shed! It was very heartening though to see how much has happened in the city (4 million people!) how much more vibrant and cared for it is as well as all the facilitates that are now available. Also visited a couple of museum ...

South Africa

A travel blog entry by activecarbon on Feb 24, 2013

19 photos

... to a place with more white people. She obviously picked up that we didn't appreciate her position to which she told us that we were quote 'terrorists, not tourists' and that by coming to SA we were effectively continuing the European colonization of her country. As if this wasn't enough she then told us that the white people would return to power in SA and promised us that that battle would be twice as bloody as the first. At this point we left...stunned! Thankfully we ...

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