De Oude Huis

333 Charles Street, Brooklyn, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0102, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Pretoria

Arriving in Africa 2014

A travel blog entry by catcher0607


... small bits/lumps of brie cheese and a swirl of barbecue sauce over the whole thing. Wow! Delicious! I would like to try to make this combination at home!

Madri also gave us an “outdoor” tour of her father’s ophthalmology clinic. The clinic is just down the driveway from their home. Apparently, he can do many techniques with his multi-faceted ophthalmology equipment. Madri says he could be much more successful ...

In Hospitals

A travel blog entry by victorkubik


... away from the last hospital we saw one of the security guards walking down the street with the Good News in their hand. I thoroughly enjoyed this experience.

Going through the South African hospitals brought a flashback to me personally of my accident in Zambia exactly two years ago and my being in intensive care at a hospital here in Pretoria. All the signs in Afrikaans, the disinfectant odors and the spirit of the ...

Three month catch up!

A travel blog entry by rg09


... we went quickly into Rugby World Cup mode which saw George flying back twice to accompany different delegations. But before that was the Pretoria Diplomatic Touch Rugby tournament which was a huge success. Team NZ did not progress very far but after beating Team Oz, we were very happy and were ready for a beer.

The real RWC went off very well with a couple of friends who went across there, singing it's praises and saying what ...

Buy a Donkey, Afrika

A travel blog entry by suemckee


... had all had to put money in for the kitty. This covered camping fees, food etc. At one point in the trip Johan was a bit worried that the kitty was getting depleted too quickly (he reckons we were all big eaters on this trip). So he was relieved today to be able to hand us all back some of the kitty - a whole 20 Rand each - equivalent to around $4.
Once we were out of the mountains our journey became easier and all too soon we were at the airport for ...

House Pictures!

A travel blog entry by rg09


... and reasonably priced. If you fancy trying 1kg of rump steak - we know the place!!!

This month has been pretty restful after the craziness of June and August sees George on a few trips which I hope to join her on! We've hosted a few dinners and lunches with things like 'stuffed, rolled pork neck' and even came up with a new creation: Tiramasula which is tiramasu made with Amarula (local Baileys).

Any questions about life in Pretoria? Let me know...


This hotel, located on 333 Charles Street, Brooklyn, Pretoria, is near President Paul Kruger House, Church Square, Sammy Marks House, and Melrose House.
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