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Travel Blogs from Johannesburg
... the US, particularly Jorge and Kathy de Campos who lived here for many years. They all fondly remember "Uncle Jorge" and miss the family... and their children and families. Also, from Scott Lockwood, Len Martin and others who have visited here.
We talked until after 8 pm and then we had a LifeNets board meeting. These are the new trustees. Before, the trustees were mostly from Durban, but since most of the trustees became cogwa members, we were hoping that ...
Went to the zoo this weekend. I’m not a fan of animals in cages, but I have to admit this zoo is a good one. The Johannesburg Zoo is a lovely combination of good-sized and well-designed enclosures for the animals, some rides for kids, and open spaces for family picnics. I went on a Sunday afternoon, and it was happily full without feeling crowded. (Photos of some denizens of the zoo below.)
I’ve learned a couple of ...
... Lions & Lepoard... I got to pat a Cheetah :-) and its pretty cool to be only inches from the cats and hear them purring!!! :-) its very surreal...
Back at the lodge for a little break and some lunch before my last game drive :-) its really weird being here at the lodge, it's just me!!! Like my own private lodge hahahha
Last game drive of the trip... Please please please let me see a Lion!!! Had my own private car ...
... find foolish believers. And that was just one in a series of an entire summer full of similar let downs. I find that it’s easy for capricious individuals to make self-aggrandizing offers when they think that there’s little, to no chance of anyone showing up to cash them in. I didn’t want it to happen to me again so this time I made sure to secure three sincere promises before I let it go.
Now jump up out of the hole where those two tunneling back ...
After leaving Sydney one hour delayed and sitting on a chilly plane for 14 hours I arrived in Johannesburg. By now, most will know my feelings on travel (airports and planes specifically), but today I hit a new tolerance limit.
Twenty-two hours of travel is hard. Getting off the plane and walking down a set of metal stairs to get onto a bus makes it just a little harder.
Walking out of passport ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking