Bond Street Guest House

19 Bond Street, Pretoria, Gauteng, 2004, South Africa | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Pretoria

Joburg and Pretoria... not all its hyped up to be

A travel blog entry by benn0r

7

... some friends, hitting up a bar and then going to a rugby houseparty. We needed a decent lining.

Candice's parents are both really nice, her mum works in the health industry and is really warm and friendly, while her dad has a dry sense of humour and is a walking encyclopaedia with amazing stories from his travels to different countries. We had a great meal, cracked open some bottles of wine and the night was under way. We left at dusk to pick up a couple ...

Boeremark as sellers

A travel blog entry by africa1213

8

... other times to get to this market) starts at 9am, we were there 9:01am but again so was everyone else. These South Africans know how to get up early. A beautiful market with art, colour and interesting people. My favourite thing I purchased was a long wooden cheese board make from Rhodesian Teak. The sellers was a Shona man and had happy memories of Rhodesia, and saddened by what has happened to Zimbabwe. He must of been a young child like me ...

Good Friday was great!

A travel blog entry by keithandialaska

10

... botanical gardens for an extended brunch that went on until about two. There is a beautiful rustic restaurant that looks over a duck pond and we basked in the warmth of being together under the African sun (not as fierce as the Australian sun). Took photos, looked at photos, took videos, looked at videos and talked and laughed. It was wonderful to see them all and catch up on news. Giva of ...

Monkeys are kleptomaniacs

A travel blog entry by dmvankessel

2

... and with about 10 of us there it became just another chore. The one thing I am really learning out here is that our sense of the 'circle of life' in Canada is a bit misleading. Everything out here dies, from the horses that the cheetahs get to the mice and birds these house cats kill on a regular basis (and bring into the house by the way). You need to accept it and move on because everything needs to eat. It's been a real experience.
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A Week of All Blacks

A travel blog entry by rg09

10

... understand the value of a real jersey! George got in on the action and put in the winning bid for a dive course in Mozambique, so we will have to try to find time now! The evening raised around R75,00 which will be split between Medecins sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) and the Sir Ed Hillary School. As Fitzy would have said, "Full credit" to the organisers for a great and worthwhile evening.

On Saturday a group of ...

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This hotel, located on 19 Bond Street, Pretoria, is near President Paul Kruger House, Church Square, Sammy Marks House, and Melrose House.
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