Travel Blogs from Johannesburg, South Africa

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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' : ...

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 ...

Suburbia in South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Suburbia in South Africa

A travel blog entry by kimbugs

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... football (or as they call it 'soccer' on a pitch just beside the runway. Interesting! My next impression was "this is not Africa!" Honestly, it looked very much like the UK on a warm day! All modern and built up- motorways, high rise buildings, terraced ...

Quick airport love, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Quick airport love

A travel blog entry by maia

... will need its own post.  It was absolutely fantastic. Then back to San Jose, for the longest journey ever to get to South Africa.... San Jose to Panama City... to Texas... to Vancouver... for a fabulous five hour party in the Fairmont with my divine ...

Escale imprévue / Unplanned stop, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Escale imprévue / Unplanned stop

A travel blog entry by terredeshommes

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... of available information is gigantic. It's a pity that it's forbidden to take pictures... But it's a mandatory gateway to understand South Africa's recent history! I wish I had more time there, but it's better than nothing at all. The next day I went ...

On the goodness of strangers..., Johannesburg, South Africa, South Africa travel blog

On the goodness of strangers...

A travel blog entry by mxcna78

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... with. 2. I get to use the fastest internet in Africa thus far. 3. I actually get to go somewhere tommorrow with my groups because I wasn't planning on wandering Johanesburg alone. 4. I just had the WARMEST shower and I feel SQUEAKY ...

Safari Time, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Safari Time

A travel blog entry by beth

... people found out that I was including south africa in my trip. I was suprised by how many people were suprised by the choice - south africa is a big tourist destination - for non americans it turns out. The entire two weeks I was there, I met a total ...

Johannesburg, RSA, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Johannesburg, RSA

A travel blog entry by ybslob

Johannesburg, ...

Impatiently waiting, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Impatiently waiting

A travel blog entry by charliek85

... arrived in Johannesburg - the hostel rooms are very cold at night - it's been a long time since I've slept in my socks, but it feels necessary now! It's Autumn now in South Africa - it's quite strange seeing the leaves on the trees turning yellow in ...

What Brian has been up to (World cup fever), Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

What Brian has been up to (World cup fever)

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

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... only the most important things online as "fast"as possible. Day 1 I arrived into Jo-Burg on schedule! (is this really Africa) met with my friend tyler and made our way to the hostel. since its world cup every things booked and 4 times ...

The last continent of our trip, Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

The last continent of our trip, Africa

A travel blog entry by gonroamin

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We arrived at Joberg airport at about 6:45 , and went really quickly through customs and Passport control. The airport is really nice very big and so efficient, we managed to find an ATM to get some Rand, all quite painless. After about 30 mins our Host ...

Joahannesburg (Again!), Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Joahannesburg (Again!)

A travel blog entry by nickandmilly

Jo'burg ...

Cups of Tea, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Cups of Tea

A travel blog entry by theresapitts

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Well, I've just spent a lovely 5 days in Johannesburg and now the time has come to say goodbye to all that is so familiar here and to embark on the real adventure. The weather has been cold and wet, so most of the time has been spent with the family. It ...

Back in South Africa for a short stay!, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

Back in South Africa for a short stay!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... It was now 2:30pm and I was hungry.   The flight was uneventful and by 3:30pm, had landed in Johannesburg in South Africa.   Glancing outside the plane’s window, the sky was miserable grey looking and it was ...

sickness and safari, Johannesburg, South Africa travel blog

sickness and safari

A travel blog entry by desandem

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... a bit interesting... des got food poisioning or gastro or something which made for a rather action packed plane trip from cape town to Johannesburg then out of action for the next day. we stayed at des´ uncle and aunties place which was like a ...

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