Travel Blogs from Johannesburg, South Africa

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Welcome to South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Welcome to South Africa

A travel blog entry by madman96

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It's hot!  REALLY hot!!!  I land in Johannesburg and feel a wave of heat as soon as I get off the plane.  It's early in the morning and the 9 hour flight leaves me out of sorts when I realize I'm in Africa again!    The cab ride ...

Lions... grrr!, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Lions... grrr!

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... over for Madagascar...  Good times! Speaking with Liz throughout the day was awesome as she has a much different perspective on South Africa then Noah, Christine, and Coach.  She has been working for the Peace Corps here and has been exposed ...

Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Johannesburg

A travel blog entry by peteandmandy

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Flew into Johannesburg and were transferred to Drifters Inn.Sleepy ...

Johannesburg, Johannesburg - Didn't get robbed!, South Africa travel blog

Johannesburg

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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... time again that it was the evil lovechild of the Bronx and Hell. Turns out, it's alright, better actually. We stayed in In Africa Lodge which is a lovely little hostel that's more like a B&B, it's also in a gated community (good for keeping baddies ...

on the move again, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

on the move again

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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... as quick as possible. Home, I thought, I want to go back home.  Funny how it feels like that, I'm visiting Botswana, but South Africa's home :)   So I took the 12.25 hrs plane to Johannesburg, where I am now.   It seemed only right to ...

Lufthansa debacle at the airport, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Lufthansa debacle at the airport

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Bus to Jo'burg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Bus to Jo'burg

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Blantyre - Zobue - Tete - Nyamapanda - Harare - Beitbridge - ...

Joburg 2, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Joburg 2

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Plans Go Pear Shaped, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Plans Go Pear Shaped

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... know the difference between a Blockbuster Video Card and an International Driving License. Shame. After stopping overnight in Komatipoort in South Africa we rose at daybreak the following day and headed back into Kruger park. Within minutes we saw a lion ...

The return to Chutney Flavour, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

The return to Chutney Flavour

A travel blog entry by purplebuggy

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I've arrived in Jo'Burg and the weather here is just as weird as it is in Australia. We landed as storms where rolling in andjust got into the backpackers as the heavens opened. It was lovely to have a little catch up sleep whilst the rain pelted down ...

Bye, Bye Mama, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Bye, Bye Mama

A travel blog entry by cpricci

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... to sit in all day. Crosby's house is nice for reflection and meditiation with giant windows overlooking Jo'burg and northern South Africa. I took a nice long bath and got ready for U.S. customs by putting my various seeds in my pockets. Then it was ...

Round the world itinerary, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Round the world itinerary

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... sequence of our travels (refer to the attached pictures for more details): 1. Australia - 44 days  2.New Zealand - 25 days 3. South East Asia (Malaysia, Borneo, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam) - 36 days 4. Far East (Japan, South Korea, China) - ...

Welcome back Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Welcome back Johannesburg

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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Our journey begins where it all started, South Africa. Our three week in SA will give us a chance to catch-up with frienda and spend some quality time with family over Christmas and New ...

Give me hope, Johanna, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Give me hope, Johanna

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... not his native South Africa.) Speaking of cricket, I spent the Sunday at the Wanderers for the first One Day International between South Africa and India. Unfortunately, it pissed it down from about 20 minutes before the start for the next six or seven ...

I Survived Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

I Survived Johannesburg

A travel blog entry by cpricci

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... perspective on what has happened, though most of the whites were just watching it on tv. I'll have to write some reflections on South Afrika when I get to Zimbabwe. I'm still processing everything right now. I'll have plenty of time on the bus to Harare ...

Arrive in Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Arrive in Johannesburg

A travel blog entry by sfrtw

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The Best Of..., Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

The Best Of...

A travel blog entry by arewethere.yet

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Top 20 list for Asia     As we have left South East Asia, we thought we could compile a list of the top 20 (best and oddest experiences) during our last 3.5 months in the area.   The best/worst....: ...

Back to Jozi and Civilization, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Back to Jozi and Civilization

A travel blog entry by madman96

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Jen and I woke up early for our "bush walk" today, which turned out to be utterly disappointing.  We saw more animals on the way to our walk than actually on it.  We did get to learn more about the medicinal use of many trees such as the toilet ...

Crouching Monkey, Hidden Path, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Crouching Monkey, Hidden Path

A travel blog entry by jmo

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... all and I didn't want the cheetah in his excitement to mistake me for a well-dressed baboon. From St. Lucia we left South Africa for Swaziland. Swaziland is a small autonomous monarchy tucked in the corner of South Africa and bordered on the east by ...

Joburg 3, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Joburg 3

A travel blog entry by izzie

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The View From Here, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

The View From Here

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... --and indeed all of the Msimang children, active in development, politically avowed and articulate--are the hard-working, ambitious future of South Africa, and are already turning the country, the city, into one of the great places to be in the world. ...

Joburg - back in my country, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Joburg - back in my country

A travel blog entry by dcm

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SOUTH AFRICA Maputo to Johannesburg 9th - 10th February 2007 Friday 9th I woke up at 06:00 (late) and packed up everything, made breakfast and decided I would take a train to Joburg, then another to Cape Town.  I swapped my tent for some ...

Enroute to Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Enroute to Africa

A travel blog entry by myjob

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... made it as far as Joburg on my trip. I must say that the flights are long uneventful. But once we were enroute to Africa the scenery came alive out my window. We departed Amsterdam and flew directly over the Alps, and they made me speechless. We ...

Final goodbye to Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Final goodbye to Johannesburg

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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Johannesburg farewell   South Africa, Johannesburg 7 Jan 2008   After a brilliant holiday in the Cape, we returned to Johannesburg for the last couple of days to pack and spend some time with the Hilligans and Zeids (Ryan's sister Natalie ...

Earthquake!, Pretoria, Centurian, Johannesburg and back, South Africa travel blog

Earthquake!

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... newscaster. "At midnight, an earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale was felt in Harare (Zimbabwe) Maputo (Mozambique) and Durban (South Africa). The epicentre was in Mozambique and no one was hurt." I glanced at Mark. 'What bloody earthquake? ...

South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

South Africa

A travel blog entry by donstump1

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... We only planned to stay in JoBurg for a day, then fly to Zambia, and then return for two days before leaving for Hong Kong. South Africa is a country that needs three weeks to just see the main places. We stayed in a great guest house in JoBurg. Neels and ...

Joburg, Joburg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Joburg, Joburg

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... was forced to develop its own industries, and industrial culture, in the absence of foreign pressures. These days, South Africa has powerful, internationally renowned advertising, television and IT industries, as well as a world-class services ...

Art at the airport, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Art at the airport

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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As I flew back to Johannesburg for my onward flight to Cape Town I had time to go to the observation lounge. There was a fantastic exhibition of photographs on display, the author of which I cannot remember, so these images are not my own. I did not take ...

In the 'Burg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

In the 'Burg

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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Johannesburg is famous as a very, very dangerous city.  Apparently day-light muggings in the center of town are not uncommon.  The city is trying to improve its image with the revamping of the downtown area, but we didn't want to take any ...

Back to Jo'burg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Back to Jo'burg

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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So with great sadness, it was time to depart for the interior. There is something very beautiful about the Cape of South Africa, and it is definitely an area I would like to visit again. Bye Bye Cape Town. Hello ...

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