Travel Blogs from Johannesburg, South Africa

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Home sweet home, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Home sweet home

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... some of the best wine in the world, has people that are friendly helpful and believe that their little contribution will make South Africa a better place.   Which leaves the question how will we make a difference when we return? The first thing I ...

Another speech, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Another speech

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... them interested. That makes at least number six of the year. Not bad for an lowely PhD student me thinks. Anyway, take my advice. Don't drive to Johannesburg if you can help it. It is only for the weary and the nutcases. ...

Video Summery of the Southern Africa Odyssey, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Video Summery of the Southern Africa Odyssey

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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What a trip this was, we will never forget our time here in Africa, the people, the land and the wildlife. I completed a short video of some of the highlights of the trip.  Just click on the arrow and enjoy! ...

Everything is gone, Johannesburg International Airport, South Africa travel blog

Everything is gone

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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They've stolen everything. Now all that I own is the clothes that I am wearing, a first aid kit, a role of masking tape and a permanent marker. No clothes, no equipment, no camera, no id documents, no toiletries, no towels, no sleeping and camping stuff, ...

Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Johannesburg

A travel blog entry by giuliani242

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... was great feeling to be in that stadium for a Super Rugby match.  Super Rugby is a league that has five teams from South Africa, New Zealand and Australia.  The match was the Lions from South Africa vs. the Chiefs from New Zealand. The next day ...

Jo'burg bound, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Jo'burg bound

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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The flight was long, but I had a window seat, nice neighbours and lots of sleep. I couldn't help glancing at the map on my personal TV screen, thinking about all the wonderful places I was flying over. Was it the closest I had been geographically to the ...

Johannesburg, after 5 months and 20 000kms, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Johannesburg, after 5 months and 20 000kms

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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... to find a place to stay for the night and yesterday was no different... except that we had arrived in the biggest city of South Africa!! No idea where we were going to sleep, so we decided that finding something near the airport might be good since we ...

Drama at the airport, Joburg style, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Drama at the airport, Joburg style

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... Alone - with the other three hundred people wondering what on earth was going on at the front! As the hours rolled by, Johannesburg airport didn't get any better. The international departure area has yet to be renovated, isn't big enough for the number ...

The Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

The Apartheid Museum

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... been subjected to the worst of human behaviour, but has emerged without a civil war, or external interventions. The people of South Africa have achieved an unthinkable life change, and although there are feelings today that not everything is yet in place, ...

Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Johannesburg

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hi Guys, You can read our update from Jo'burg, South Africa in our entry from Mumbai, India entitled 'Welcome to Bollywood!'. Cheers, K & ...

Dirty, Dangerous and Delapidated, Downtown Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Dirty, Dangerous and Delapidated

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... rear view mirror. And with that we picked through the streets and headed for the highway to the largest (former) township in South Africa. I was amazed how easily we had emerged into 'civilised air', and how the light poured through the windows as we ...

Johannesburg 101, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Johannesburg 101

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... me an ice-cream cone, which promptly starts to melt as I eat my meal. Nice gesture though, if a little strange. Only in South Africa, I figure. Back on the highway, I retreat back the way I came, utterly defeated by the oppressive traffic and this alien ...

Johannesburg - Final Stop b4 Home!, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Johannesburg - Final Stop b4 Home!

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... top of the Sani Pass and through SA border control until we found ourselves in Lesotho, we ate lunch and enjoyed a beer in Africa highest pub, and visited a Basotho village, where we met some of the kids and went inside one families hut and enjoyed some ...

Gun Swap Shop of South Africa, Pretoria, Centurian, Johannesburg and back, South Africa travel blog

Gun Swap Shop of South Africa

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... any problems. I passed some new landmarks for my mind should I ever find myself there again; 1. The Gun Swap Shop of South Africa. (Hmm, I wonder what happens there?) 2. Rosies Bar and Sports Café (a garage with pool tables, both doors open so ...

Peggys' birthday, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Peggys' birthday

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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... us while providing lots of good wine in the midst of it all!... Wao, what a night with smiling Peggy, turning 26 in South Africa! Corinne 18 déc L’anniversaire de Peggy Tout a commencé avec deux idées différentes: Roman et Fabyan riant si fort ...

Jo'berg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Jo'berg

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... an Italian restaurant. The waiters and Maitre D are very friendly. The beer from the tap is ... Stella! No thanks. We have our first South African beer. Not bad but hubby is not impressed. We order and they do have the dishes on the menu! The meal is ...

Looking forward to the next trip, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Looking forward to the next trip

A travel blog entry by cdrewitz

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We've had an unwritten "to do" list over the past two days. Buy more sunscreen and last-minute souvenirs, get groceries, cash travellers cheques, buy more US dollars and purchase mosquito spray - found some with 80% DEET!! Somewhere in the middle of ...

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

Off to Jo'burg

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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Early start today, as it was the 600km leg of the journey to Jo'burg.  Unfortunately my stomach decided it would be dodgy again, as per the night before.... I needed all the toilet stops possible we we only stopped once, argh. Eventually we reached ...

Jo'burg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Jo'burg

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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... the flea / African craft market in Rosedale today, a suburb of Jo'burg.  There was a sign up in the market stating 'This is Africa, we bargain' but I was finding it really hard to bargain, felt a bit hard faced about it, I'm just not cut out for the ...

"You MUST not go that way, you WILL be attacked!!

A travel blog entry by cdrewitz

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... the cities of South Africa is sadly coming to an end, it's time to educate you on the "personal vendors" of South Africa. Personal Vendor: this vendor goes from beyond the more impersonal table-on-the-street to walking alongside the potential customer ...

We are backpackers again, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

We are backpackers again

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... Mall. Back in the hotel, our Californian friends are still in the sofa. Tony asks whether he can have a peep at their 'Africa in a shoe string' book. I go to bed, unfortunately. Because Dr T chats instead of reading, so I miss out on some social ...

Feb 15, 2011, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Feb 15, 2011

A travel blog entry by marinafaycal

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Where's the Wardrobe?, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Where's the Wardrobe?

A travel blog entry by jodiesorrell

After leaving Sydney one hour delayed and sitting on a chilly plane for 14 hours I arrived in Johannesburg.  By now, most will know my feelings on travel (airports and planes specifically), but today I hit a new tolerance limit. Twenty-two hours of ...

Home Sweet Home, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Home Sweet Home

A travel blog entry by randmfernandes

... : 23600km Hours travelled on bus: 246 hours New bird species seen: 523 Duration of Trip: 101 days We have now been back in South Africa for 5 days and are pleased to say that we are not thinking of hopping on the first plane back to South America. We ...

Stuck, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Stuck

A travel blog entry by tayloretc

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Wow, storms are impressive here. Last night and this morning we had thunder and lightning, and rain that sounded like a pool being upturned for hours on end. I am pretty much in limbo until the credit card thing gets resolved. As far as I can tell, ...

We Love Jozi - Surprised?, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

We Love Jozi - Surprised?

A travel blog entry by oz2africa

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... I am sorry to learn that he has not been in the best of health recently.  He truly is the father of the modern day South Africa.  Although his work is continuing, there is still a long road to absolute freedom.  The remainder of the museum ...

Hakumatkan vaikeuksia , Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Hakumatkan vaikeuksia

A travel blog entry by mikajfb

No niin, nyt on sitten hakumatkan osalta päästy asiaan. Muutaman päivän kuherruskuukausi Jessen kanssa on ohi ja hakumatkalle tyypilliset vaikeudet ovat alkaneet. Jesse on ensinnäkin alkanut kokeilemaan ja kyseenalaistamaan vanhempien asettamia ...

Jo'burg Hospitality, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Jo'burg Hospitality

A travel blog entry by jasieniukrtw

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We have experienced that amazing kindness that is shown by very special people all over the world. Eugene, who we have never met has actually moved out of his house for two days so we can have the run of the place, rest, do laundry and generally hang ...

Spending the night in Johanesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Spending the night in Johanesburg

A travel blog entry by mme.zougzoug

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... on? Its bloody hot here. lols. I am sweating like a pig, but I am sneezing like crazy.  I have to tell you about Johanesburg. Man it is so different to anything I expected... though to tell you the truth, I did not really know what to expect. Its ...

Jan 25, 2010, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Jan 25, 2010

A travel blog entry by barbieandken

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