Travel Blogs from Johannesburg, South Africa

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Kruger Park, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Kruger Park

A travel blog entry by lori_aaron_trip

Day Two at the game reserve. Boy is it hot!!!!! It's about 107 in the shade. We aren't seeing too many animals. It's just too hot. We spent night number one at the Satara camp and night number 2 at Olifants. Night number 3 will be at a ...

Hello again, Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Hello again, Johannesburg

A travel blog entry by charliek85

... picked up (handy free airport pick up by the hostel) and driven the half an hour or so away, back into the city. At Johannesburg airport, I also said my goodbyes to Margaret and Zu - I've spent four weeks sharing a room with Zu now and will miss her ...

First stop Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

First stop Africa

A travel blog entry by liammichelle

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Survived the 11.5 hour flight. The fact that one of us hasn't smoked in 5 months made the long haul flight a little easier... gone are the days of trying to get off the plane, mid air. Eventually arrived at our airport hotel, following a minor ...

The first week, Jo'burg, South Africa travel blog

The first week

A travel blog entry by emmaw

I have been here since Saturday and have spent the week relaxing at Flora and Dave's house - that's been a novelty for me as I don't often get the chance to sit at home and read without feeling guilty that I should be doing soemthing else! I have been ...

Johannesburg - day4, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Johannesburg - day4

A travel blog entry by lori_aaron_trip

We are safely back from Swaziland. What a beautiful country. The landscape is a little different than South Africa. Much more rural compared to where we have been in South Africa. Unfortunately, it was difficult to get pictures. Today and tomorrow, ...

Vertrek vanaf O.R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Vertrek vanaf O.R. Tambo International Airport

A travel blog entry by gout

JNB - LHR:  BA34 ETD: 23:00 uur ETA: 09:15 ...

On To Johannesburg.  Will Our Bags Make It?, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

On To Johannesburg. Will Our Bags Make It?

A travel blog entry by oz2africa

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... , wondering if we would ever see them again.  We had heard lots of stories about tampering and pilfering at both Nairobi and Johannesburg airports.   On to Part 2 of our African holiday. Our Kenya Airways flight was OK, (we have been spoilt by ...

Via Jo'burg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Via Jo'burg

A travel blog entry by riiki

Deze entry alleen om te laten zien hoe ik reis....pfff...bijna 8 uur in een bus... Aanvullend: Jo' Burg in de omgeving van het station -ben even gaan lopen omdat ik twee uur moest wachten- is niet om aan te zien. Smerig, een en al minibusjes. Om gek van ...

Afweeca, very dusty!, Johanesburg + Kruger National Park, South Africa travel blog

Afweeca, very dusty!

A travel blog entry by chris.cesca

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... Feb - Kruger to Kwa Nokeng (Botswana)   A 5.30am start today as we had a big drive through northern South Africa to the border crossing into Botswana. We drove through the spectacular Magoebaskloof mountain pass to Polokwane. It reminded us ...

A quick Jo'burg stop, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

A quick Jo'burg stop

A travel blog entry by emilycthomson

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Ok, so TECHNICALLY I havent really been to Jo'burg, but I did stay one night there outside the airport, so I want it to show up on my little map thing! ummmmmm..........I slept alot when I was there, but I enjoyed the sleeping :) That TOTALLY counts ;) ...

JoŽburg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

JoŽburg

A travel blog entry by rubyfunk

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Quick update, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Quick update

A travel blog entry by katieb

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Just a quick update from Jo'burg airport...  We're having a great time and just finished our safaris!  We saw tons of lions and lots of other cool stuff.  Internet access has been impossible and even electricity has been hard to come by so ...

Out of Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Out of Africa

A travel blog entry by familie-az-rtw

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Het eerste continent is achter de rug. We kijken terug op een prachtige maand hier in zuidelijk Afrika. Nu op naar Azië! We hebben er zin ...

In Jo'burg, heading home tomorrow, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

In Jo'burg, heading home tomorrow

A travel blog entry by vincethepince

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Hello, We made it to Jo'burg today after some exciting times in Kruger National park. We saw lots of lions and heard them take down a warthog in the bush next to our truck.  We are checked into our flights as far as Calgary and leave tomorrow at ...

Vacances, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Vacances

A travel blog entry by siegfried_h.

... meet a French at the front desk. He's here to give a computer course for a week. He just arrives and doesn't have a clue about South Africa and Joburg. We decide to have supper together and trade stories. I give him few hint on how-to in Joburg. He talks ...

Departure, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Departure

A travel blog entry by wabbey

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... day flight across the Atlantic. Apart from the fact that our plane was not present when we first try to board it (in true South African style we were instructed to board at the wrong gate), we had a really pleasant flight. There were hardly any people on ...

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

Back to Jo'burg!

A travel blog entry by daveandnat

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Forced Idleness, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Forced Idleness

A travel blog entry by tayloretc

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... a half in the Balkans I always had some books. It’s easier to carry a few if it’s all land travel. Coming to Africa meant leaving all of them behind, and, while I could read everything online, who wants to spend every hour of every day staring ...

Jo'burg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Jo'burg

A travel blog entry by heatherkassab

We drove back to Johannesburg from Kruger National Park which took about 5 hours.  Decided to stop at the Aparthied Museum, but got lost and spent most of the day driving around downtown Jo'burg, which was nerve racking becuase we had heard the ...

A reflection of Jo’burg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

A reflection of Jo’burg

A travel blog entry by reneshn

... I met with Professor Jacques Goosen, the head of the unit and a world-renowned trauma surgeon. This guy is pretty much worshipped in South Africa; he sits as the right hand man to Nelson Mandela in this country. He showed me around the place and within an ...

Finally Leaving!, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Finally Leaving!

A travel blog entry by midgesrtw

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We can't believe that we are off! We are currently sitting in the lounge trying do so some last minute admin. We are both absolutely exhausted as we have been running off our feet that last couple of weeks. We thought our wedding preparation was hectic, ...

Somewhere over the Atlantic, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Somewhere over the Atlantic

A travel blog entry by dc314

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... all.  An hour into the flight they were already passing out lunch/dinner.  The choice was chicken or beef (sorry vegetarians, South Africa isn't very nice to your kind).  Three of us ordered the chicken and JB went with the beef (he loves ...

First blood to the Springboks, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

First blood to the Springboks

A travel blog entry by adisyl

... friends, braai x 2, lots of biltong, beer Saturday was of course the first test match of the 2009 British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa, and game was played at Kings Park in Durban, great game won by the Springboks, 1-0 great start to the ...

A little bit of history, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

A little bit of history

A travel blog entry by charliek85

... pin pointing the sites of various human finds that have helped cement evidence that showed that humans first evolved from Africa. The museum was very interesting and informative, though perhaps better suited to school groups and families, rather than ...

Johannesburg - Sydney, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Johannesburg - Sydney

A travel blog entry by john_lengacher

I picked up the Qantas boarding passes JNB/SYD/MEL at the transit desk here in Johannesburg and am now comfortably seated in the British Airways lounge. It's a nice lounge and not many passengers in yet. There are two computers with internet, however it ...

Zoo!, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Zoo!

A travel blog entry by tayloretc

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... zoo this weekend. I’m not a fan of animals in cages, but I have to admit this zoo is a good one. The Johannesburg Zoo is a lovely combination of good-sized and well-designed enclosures for the animals, some rides for kids, and open spaces for ...

Flug nach Johannesburg, Suedafrika, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Flug nach Johannesburg, Suedafrika

A travel blog entry by 110572

Flug nach Johannesburg ueber ...

And it all starts here....., Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

And it all starts here.....

A travel blog entry by michellem143

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Website: http://www.hostelworld.com/hosteldetails.php/Diamond-Diggers-Backpackers/Johannesburg/2662 Greetings from South Africa! It was great to be greeted by Theresa last Tuesday at 10pm and taken to Diamond Diggers. I had been traveling since Monday ...

Zimbabwe and South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Zimbabwe and South Africa

A travel blog entry by nat_yeo

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... for us!  Our tour involved many air miles and shuttled us around the highlights of South Africa and Zimbabwe.  A 10hr flight took us to Johannesburg where we were collected by a business associate of Dad's in Australia who was kind enough to ...

South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

South Africa

A travel blog entry by kaila

... had all the excitement and entertainment of North Ryde, but with a bigger element of ugliness and crime. I was so impressed with South Africa, that I came back to Zimbabwe early to spend more time with the cubs. Despite its political problems, Zim is ...

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