African Silhouette Guesthouse
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
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The first homes we saw in Soweto were quite luxurious, owned by well-to-do blacks. This isn't what I thought Soweto was like. We passed by many relatively substantial brick houses of a basic design. After Apartheid, the government built these for the people who were living in the shanties. These houses mostly lie empty. The people didn't want them. Why move there and pay rent, electricity and water ...
... Senegal for refueling and changing out some passengers. I could not seem much out of Dakar out the window as it was around 6 am and still very dark. It was windy and dusty the captain said during the landing and it was a bit rocky, but not too bad.
Retrieving luggage, going through immigration and customs was a breeze and only took about 30 minutes total. I easily found my way to ...
... one night drinking and barbecue at Louis brothers down the road i soon found out it was well needed fortifications.
Louis was mugged outside the front gate 3 months ago. Plus both Louis and Wiloughby (louis housemate and sales guy) keep the biggest blades by there bed, obviously i played it cool and told them i do the same.
That just about the first day wrapped up. They are very chilled in there ways around ...
... to happen. It's a weird feeling to explain how you've been expecting something for so long that when it finally happens, it doesn't even feel real. I was very quiet on the drive from the airport...just thinking about life..what I had just left and what I was looking forward to here. I was conflicted..a part of me was elated and the other was quite depressed..on top of that..I was getting hungry and tired.
I was in for quite a night...
... quickly though it did take awhile for the luggage. We had attempted to arrange a pick-up with our hostel but they never confirmed so we weren't sure if we were getting picked up or not. We looked our names on a sign when we came into the main area but didn't see it so went with a cab instead. (Of course when we got to the hostel there was an 1130 airport pickup on the sign which was probably us). A porter named Casey helped us out and took ...