Arum Place Guest House

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

Straight Outta Joburg

A travel blog entry by pauljkuhne

2
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... poor dwellings, with concrete beds and divisions based on gender, causing a number of problems when they were occupied from the 60s to the 80s. Additionally, we enjoyed some delicious maize beer out of a milk carton, sit in a shabeen (illegal drinking establishment) and then had the chance to graze on braai, which is South African barbeque, best accompanied by a bottle of beer that resembles a 40 oz bottle of malt liquor.

Visiting Nelson Mandela's ...

Zimbabwe By Road: N3 to Joburg

A travel blog entry by robspackman

4

... multi-laned highways the sprawl of this monster city becomes apparent. An outskirts of miles and miles of industrial mess, shipping containers, softy orche coloured land brushed aside and levelled for factories, rail yards, builders yard, scrap yards, car yards, lorry yards. You get the picture of a hungry city devouring as much of this worthless dusty bush as it can with no thought for economy. Nothing more than a single story, a act park ...

Johannesburg Day 3

A travel blog entry by rosietravels

34

... to imagine that on this same street, just a bit further along, that a peaceful school demonstration turned into a bloody and murderous melee in 1976. This event helped initiate the beginning of the end of Apartheid. Next was the Hector Pieterson Museum which chronicles the above student uprising that subsequently spread around the country and changed the course of history for South Africa. I am now saturated on ...

En route to Kruger!

A travel blog entry by lyne_orser

6

Departure time 5:15am. Thank goodness I'm a morning person! I was able to speak to Mike last night :) and was able to access my emails. It feels so nice to be in touch with home. I left the Airport Game Lodge with Kjetil, a 33 year old from Norway. A shuttle picked us up and we were driven through the suburbs of Jo'Burg. I saw the slums, then saw lots of the countryside and mountains. En route, we stopped by a small town and were encouraged ...

Gay Pride

A travel blog entry by tomrc86

5

... up. The demographics of the party-goers were distinctly different to the general population, with a significant skew towards more white people, but they were still in a minority compared to the very large number of black men and women who were comfortable in publicly advertising their sexuality, which shows that, while the country has a long way to go, South Africa is slowly feeling the benefits of modernisation.



The elusive Durban train turned out ...

Location

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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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding