Roy's Lodge

Address: PO Box 567, Pretoria, Gauteng, 1001, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Pretoria

Next Phase in Life

A travel blog entry by michaeldc on Jun 06, 2013

I completed my 13 week assignment in Kenya on May 24th and returned to Pretoria, South Africa where I am currently residing. I love the winter months here - dry, cool overnight but great sunshine and clear blue skies every day. I am able to walk for 2-3 hours every day in the grounds of the Union Buildings - just a spectacular place to walk.
What is next for me - if you have never been to The African continent it is ...

Sorting out internet, mobile phone and car

A travel blog entry by africa1213 on Nov 07, 2012


... inquiring about internet and phone.. All doable. Took brochures home to get feel of what's available. After sometime of wondering around the grocery shop reminiscing about childhood memories of the lollies, biscuits, biltong and Melrose cheese, cereals, cremore (powdered milk for coffee) remembering the advert ' husband shouts to wife about the location of the cremore milk to make the coffee, whilst he is looking in the fridge' she ...

From Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth

A travel blog entry by benandsara on Oct 31, 2012

19 photos

... we are going to spend the next 5 weeks travelling the coast of South Africa, on what's called a baz bus. It basically drops you off at a new location and picks you up there to take you on to some where else. So we fly to port Elizabeth on 7th November to start our adventure! More pictures and what not to ...

Land of my birth.

A travel blog entry by keithandialaska on Apr 04, 2012

1 comment, 15 photos

... backups of photos, presentations, money etc in different locations. People here seem non-plussed by it all – life goes on! Our friend Dirk informed me in the same breath that he was a victim of an armed robbery a few years ago but that things were “really not too bad” - I told him that was a real contradiction to say in the same sentence!! What a traumatic experience that would have been for him and his family!! So far I haven’t ...

So close but so far

A travel blog entry by footloose_steve on Jun 26, 2010

3 comments, 6 photos

We left Durbs and returned to stay for one more night with the ex-South African Minister of Education in Pretoria and their rapey dog.

England v Germany: Despite the horrendous defeat, I was gutted that we didn't make the journey to Bloemfontein for the game. After a frantic search, the only way would have been a 50, and 13 hour, bus journey arriving into the city an hour before KO. I would've still gone if I'd know how easy it actually ...

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