Melrose Place Guest Lodge

12A North Street, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2196, South Africa | Hotel
Prices starting from $129.00

Travel Blogs from Johannesburg

Luxury suits me

A travel blog entry by travelinbitch

Jan 26 Decided to skip the tours today, as it would be nice to wake up whenever I wake up, rather than at 6, when I have to. So, I woke up at 6. But, went back to sleep just cause I could. Eventually, went to breakfast for last time with some of my group. I find goodbyes with people I don't know that well awkward, so I tried hiding for the morning …

Busy Bee Primary School and then fossils and caves

A travel blog entry by amydeb


... we both had listened to a Radiolab podcast about Taung child, which was the first of this species found, and it told and a fascinating story of a scientist who was trying to determine how the child had died ( ild/). There was an exhibit about that fossil and others. Then we went down into the caves and saw where some of the fossils had been found, an underground lake, ...

Seychelles here we come!

A travel blog entry by mmtravelworld


... on, the group started to get that glazed look in their eyes as they realized that the rum tasting was drawing closer and that the less questions we asked, the quicker said Takamaka rum would be flowing down our throats. The tasting was very interesting and it was a unanimous decision that the coconut flavored rum was the best. When we were ready to leave, our transport vehicle would not start, luckily Norman hopped out & quickly sorted out the problem & we were on our way. ...

Leaving on a Jet Plane

A travel blog entry by mozambecrazy


... is time to check out and hop on coach buses to JFK. A point of note: for there being 50 kids mostly between the ages of 22 and 26, we were surprisingly kind of organized. We had left the two PCV coordinators back at the hotel. NB: Everything from here on out is run by a hivemind of terrified 20-somethings.

I promptly pass out on the bus and am violently awoken at JFK a few hours later; Jules is reduced to shaking me awake because I am just not budging. Half awake, we have ...


A travel blog entry by krista.and.erik


... suffered under the ‘whites.’ The end of apartheid has not brought equality to this country.

Not yet anyway.

They are in the process of equalizing and the ‘blacks’ now feel it’s their opportunity to exact their revenge on the ‘whites.’ In fact, we’ve recently seen a report in the paper about white refugee camps and the government refuses to offer any aid because they ...

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This hotel, located on 12A North Street, Johannesburg, is near Johannesburg Zoo, South African National Museum of Military History, Museum Africa, and Everard Read Gallery.
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