Fountain Head Guest House

Address: 52 Urania Street, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2198, South Africa | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 52 Urania Street, Johannesburg, is near Johannesburg Zoo, South African National Museum of Military History, Carlton Centre, and Museum Africa.
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Travel Blogs from Johannesburg

Our final day

A travel blog entry by salmorton01 on Jul 30, 2015

24 photos

... like any upper middle class home in England or Australia. The one big difference to the rest of South Africa is that almost none of the homes have security or electric fences. Khuto reckons that crime is not a big problem there. We then see some of the dormitory accommodation that was originally used by those working on the mines and working shifts so two people shared one bed and used it at different times, hence they were called warm bed accommodation. With the closure of ...

Tumultuous Tuk-Tuk Transit

A travel blog entry by mkolya21 on May 17, 2015

14 photos

... that hasn't been maintained since 1965! No seat belt, no doors, just zipped canvas. Even though I was afraid of falling out of the damned thing the entire time, I really enjoyed it. The weather was beautiful today and we drove through the neighborhoods, the breeze and sun playfully dancing through the trees and into the cart. It was great, loud, but great.
We got to Rosebank in about eight-ten minutes.

First thing ...

Grade Ten Camp

A travel blog entry by jamestug on Nov 28, 2014

... verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 15.3599996566772px; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: rgb(219, 237, 254);">That night everybody was tired and grumpy and we had a few issues in the bivy group. But this was all sorted, with us again setting up in a mixture or rain and hail.

Johannesburg, gateway to Africa

A travel blog entry by goodner on Jul 15, 2014

1 comment, 44 photos

... males between the ages of 18 and 25, the unemployment rate is 50%, which seems inconceivable to me. So while much political and social progress has been made in South Africa over the past 20 years, the divide between the black majority and the white minority sill appears insurmountable. Blacks far outnumber whites in South Africa, and therefore dominate every election and have most of the political power. But whites still own most of the land and businesses, ...

Paragliding and goodbyes

A travel blog entry by lauraandmikey on Apr 28, 2014

1 comment, 4 photos

... that South African sporting teams must now be made up of 60% black Africans. Why not base it purely on merit? I suppose it really isn’t that different to Australia in some ways when it comes to this either, only we never put a name to it. But to me, it is somehow more apparent in South Africa than at home. Anyway, one could talk about this in length, but I won’t on this forum!

We have been so incredibly lucky with the weather, with only 2 days of a tiny bit of rain. ...

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