Des Amis Guest House

331 Orient Street, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0083, South Africa | Hotel
Prices starting from $65.00

Travel Blogs from Pretoria

2013 - What an amazing year for me

A travel blog entry by michaeldc

... that I could not have foreseen in any way, shape or form is that I would be an equal partner in establishing 4 holiday lodges on the North Mathioya River in Kenya - I find this area so relaxing and tranquil and I just love to be sat by the river watching the world go by! I look forward to spending many happy hours in this part of Kenya.
What has also made this year so special for me is the people - I have made many new friends ...

Merry Christmas and Happy 2013!!!!

A travel blog entry by rg09


... me face planting on the lake a few times but I finally managed it!!!!!!

Once home we took it easy once again before going to see Dirty Dancing at the casino's theatre here. OK, it wasn't my thing but George had a great time along with all the other girls in the audience!

We are busy planning next year with lots of travel and some important work for me so stay tuned!!

3 weeks of fun & exploration with the Peanolds!

A travel blog entry by rg09


... were plenty of lanterns around as well as a camp fire, but once you went to bed the advice was to not wander to the toilet - a chamber pot was supplied.....I thought it best to just keep it in for the night. The food was spectacular and plentiful and the game was breathtaking. I kind of thought that we might see an elephant or two but was totally unprepared for a herd by the watering hole. Then these were replaced by yet another herd!!!! A magical ...

Animals everywhere

A travel blog entry by suemckee


... The South Africans are putting a fair bit of pressure on the Kiwis so Rob has to work out his tactics. Will let you know how we get on. Trompie is a true rugby fan and ribs us constantly about the All Blacks and their world cup results to date.
After an early morning game drive we head to Shangaan cultural village for our final night in Africa, sleeping in the village. The villagers are cooking for us, ...

The struggle

A travel blog entry by biogrrl


... to the end that were designed just to keep whites and non-whites separate. There had to be over 30 laws. The videos of the violence between police and protesters in the 80’s was hard to watch but luckily was followed by an exhibit on the day Mandela was freed and then the elections. I got a magnet with a quote from Mandela “To be free is not merely to cast off ones chains but to live in a way that respects ...


This hotel, located on 331 Orient Street, Pretoria, is near President Paul Kruger House, Church Square, Sammy Marks House, and Melrose House.
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    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding

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