Travel Blogs from Johannesburg, South Africa

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Africa - Joburg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Africa - Joburg

A travel blog entry by kas19

... . Our lodge is situated among large gated homes with plumbing, electricity and even pools. So far our short time in Johannesburg has highlighted the substantial differences in the way the people of this city live. It has definitely caught our interest and ...

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 ...

The Road to Zanzibar, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

The Road to Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by wilsonks

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... we have ever been through and is currently being rebuilt! We flew with 5 other passengers on a little jet down to Johannesburg. We had been booked back into the Intercontinental Hotel for the night, before flying to Tanzania tomorrow. Dinner in the ...

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 ...

Long day(s) of travel, arriving in Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Long day(s) of travel, arriving in Johannesburg

A travel blog entry by drichardson

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... We had 3 flights, Cusco to Lima (2.5 hours), Lima to Sao Paulo, Brazil (5 hours) and 9.5 hours (Sao Paulo to Johannesburg, South Africa), with10 hour lay overs between the flights. On the first lay over we headed into Lima, Peru.  We were advised ...

Abundant Airport Lounge, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Abundant Airport Lounge

A travel blog entry by sophslife

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    We had a nice & calm day in the airport lounge. The airport lounge was really nice! We all took showers, and there was a buffet. After that we got on our flight. We didn't take many pictures of the lounge, because we mostly ...

Johannesburgo again, agora por terra., Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Johannesburgo again, agora por terra.

A travel blog entry by foradecasa

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... -camp.html) GPS: Navig8 com mapa da África Austral (Southern Africa) Estradas: N12, N4, R538 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Projeto 20°12'............................................Projeto 20º12' : ...

Richard Bunbury and the Rainbow Nation, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Richard Bunbury and the Rainbow Nation

A travel blog entry by normflach

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... me smile when he would passionately praise the Canadian Constitution as a model for the world. What brought him back to South Africa was Nelson Mandela. Richard was so inspired by the vision of Madiba's Rainbow Nation that he wanted to return to ...

Jozi, Jo'burg... whatever!, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Jozi, Jo'burg... whatever!

A travel blog entry by kazntrsawsmadvn

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... try to earn some money the good old fashioned legit way. Apparently it's only a minimal few who are hellbent on maintaining South Africa's violent reputation. Having seen life going by quite peacefully in Soweto, it does make you think that the place is ...

Journey Back, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Journey Back

A travel blog entry by travelbug15

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... I landed a volcano erupted in Iceland causing most of the European airlines to shut down for about a week. You might have heard about this....had I flown out 1 day later I would have remained in South Africa....Daniel says my Travel Karma was confused. ...

Out of Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Out of Africa

A travel blog entry by newguy2120

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After saying goodbye to my overland tour group, I made my way by taxi to the Victoria Falls Airport and flew to Johannesburg, South Africa. I was able to get a window seat and I spent most of the short flight just looking out at the cloudless African ...

Botswana and South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Botswana and South Africa

A travel blog entry by mikedz

... is so called due to its abundance of both ingredients. Did a fantastic night drive and saw elephants drinking at a waterhole. South Africa is a stark contrast to the rest of Africa - you instantly notice the much greater development, even at the ...

The amazing story of almost missing the plane, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

The amazing story of almost missing the plane

A travel blog entry by schaffertrio

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I must say to this point things had gone swimmingly. We spent Monday at a leisurely pace, Jaden had slept at his friend Ryans house and then spent the day with him at school (Thanks to May for looking after him). I had had some meetings and Abs had spent ...

Rubbing shoulders with the big boys... literally!, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Rubbing shoulders with the big boys... literally!

A travel blog entry by leahwestbrooks

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... is a camp run all over the world in conjunction with the NBA. This past year they have run one in Brazil, Slovakia and now South Africa and top NBA players come to coach elite players from the respective countries. This year due to the NBA lockout, NBA ...

A little piece of Europe, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

A little piece of Europe

A travel blog entry by charliek85

... . It would appear that leaving your property open to easy access is not worth the risk. Ended the day with a walk to the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens which is around the corner from the hostel. The gardens were a real surprise and a pleasant sight to ...

Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Soweto

A travel blog entry by pachi

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... good idea to leave Melville about 6:00 am to give us enough time to reach Boksburg, where the lodge is located. Traffic in Johannesburg in the morning and evening rush hours is very slow. After a quick consultation we decided to stay at the Fly Inn Lodge ...

out via Joburg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

out via Joburg

A travel blog entry by homhead

I think it was our flight from Livingstone to J-burg on Nationwide when they sprayed the interior cabin of the plane. It was rather amusing: They make a brief announcement that they are going to spray the plane and then the attendants start walking from ...

Hello Seh welcome home, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Hello Seh welcome home

A travel blog entry by schaffertrio

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Hello Seh - Welcome Home! I always love hearing that when I get back to SA. It was a treat to see Meg at the airport, we decided to have a Wimpy breakfast together, nostalgia.... We spent a good hour discussing the great time we had just had and then ...

Jo'burg, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Jo'burg

A travel blog entry by mdishley

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... that... the funny thing is I felt safer in Zim... for all it's luxury and so called freedom, this part of South Africa feels an unfriendly, isolated place, with people literally barracaded away from the outside, violent, world. There is a repressiveness ...

Johannesburg airport mayhem, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Johannesburg airport mayhem

A travel blog entry by mme.zougzoug

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... my visa and tomorrow we find out if it is multiple entry, if it is single entry, I wont be able to go to Johanesburg for shopping. Probably better that way, because there, most of the crime is murder. Scary place. There are security gaurds everywhere. ...

Veilig geland!!, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Veilig geland!!

A travel blog entry by hylke77

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Beste allemaal, Hier dan het eerste berichtje uit Zuid-Afrika!! We zijn veilig geland en hotel aangekomen. Maar man man man wat een reis was het!! Voor mijn gevoel duurde het twee keer zo lang als toen we naar Amerika gingen! De stoelen bij KLM voelen ...

South Africa on The Baz Bus, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

South Africa on The Baz Bus

A travel blog entry by elliotandcarla

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... be picked up by the Baz Bus the following morning. The Baz Bus is a hop on hop off shuttle bus that runs the scenic route of South Africa's coastline. We didn't see too much of Durban as safety is a bit of an issue on weekends an we thought our time was ...

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