Arum Place Guest House

nr 15 1st Street, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2109, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Johannesburg

Ready for our tour

A travel blog entry by mark-bowes on Jun 06, 2014


... headed back into Kruger and headed to a different part to where I had been previously. We headed down one of the many dirt roads and spotted a load of vultures in a tree, the guide said there must have been a kill close by for that many vultures. We were looking around with out seeing anything when we moved passed the car that was also there looking at the vultures, they informed us that there was a kill with two cheaters just on the other side of a grassy ...

The end of the African leg

A travel blog entry by johneklund on Feb 25, 2014

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... that the blacks needed to be looked after as they could not govern effectively (though the whites were doing a pretty poor job themselves).

The displays then ran through the atrocities committed by the SA government ranging from moving millions of non-whites to newly created townships in the outskirts of big cities to imprisoning and killing opponents of the regime of any colour. It was also interesting to read about South Africa’s military interventions ...

Leaving Home and Getting to India From JHB

A travel blog entry by cavilleharris89 on Sep 04, 2013


... Our date of departure has finally arrived. I'm feeling EXTREMELY nervous, but I am keen and excited to embark on what is to come.

We have decided to fly into the North of India (Delhi) and get up as far North as we possibly can quickly. In doing this, we will enjoy not being stuck in the South's monsoons worst time which is September, and we will also be able to access and ...

The Birthplace of Satyagraha

A travel blog entry by parleusted on Mar 15, 2013

3 comments, 25 photos

... s past. Even the entrance to the museum plays a part in invoking what the past was like. Tickets are printed on small credit-card size paper and carry a sign saying White or Non-White. Depending on what you get, you use a different entrance and pass through a different turnstile (though both sets eventually reunite down the hall). The rest of the museum is equally graphic - dangling nooses representing political prisoners hanged during ...

Homeward Bound

A travel blog entry by pilgrim143 on Nov 29, 2012

... are a worry (& falling commodity prices) but they are so inefficient and over-staffed that downsizing must follow any pay rises and that is a viscous circle
- the local blacks really dislike the immigrant blacks but how can you stop the migration south?; this seems a real pressure point

So I'm not about to solve the problems of the World but it's (currently) a good place to ...


This hotel, located on nr 15 1st Street, Johannesburg, is near South Western Townships, Carlton Centre, AECI Dynamite Factory Museum, and Everard Read Gallery.
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