African Silhouette Guesthouse
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(NOTE: written on Saturday about last Wed / Thur. Still playing catch-up. Pictures to follow.)
The plane catapulted out of London City airport last Wednesday evening, with inflight entertainment provided by a catalogue of Swiss gadgets and a free cheese roll.
At Zurich airport I took a surreal ride on a futuristic shuttle-train that played cow sound affects. While there I ...
... and taken over by squatters, many of them poor families who moved into areas they were previously forbidden to live in due to segregated zoning. Now thousands of people live in cramped and horrendous conditions, many with no running water or electricity. Crime is rampant and we were warned against walking into any random building unless we knew exactly where we were going. In fact, just at the foot of the Carlton Tower is Carlton Hotel, once ...
... of one line that runs north to south with one split going to the airport. We paid 33 Rand each to ride from Sandton to Park. Park is in downtown Johannesburg. We exited the train and asked security where to go to get to Carlton Center. He said it was too dangerous for us, that there were muggings. We said we had been in Africa for over a month and felt safe. With that said, ...
... 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 Constitution Hill, which was Old Fort Prison Complex until 1983. Number Four was the part of the prison that was only for black men. It is the only jail in the world to ever hold two noble peace prize winners. Gandhi and Nelson Mandela where incarcerated there -- both for peaceful protests. Mandela spent most of his time in a prison on Robben Island off the coast of Cape Town but he was at Number Four two different times. ...