Roy's Lodge

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

The first day in Africa

A travel blog entry by victorkubik on Apr 07, 2014

... Since I first met Jason and Monique in January 2011 their family of four has grown to a family of six. The latest is son Ethan born last October. And before than daughter Kayla.....added to the ones we first knew: Tahlia and Daniel. We really enjoyed our discussion. They are leaders here in the church in Pretoria. They told me about the progress and growth of the church here which was very heartening to ...

Bush babies

A travel blog entry by africa1213 on Jan 20, 2013

1 comment, 5 photos

... find a variety of exotic monkeys in this environment guided by a very experienced and passionate guide. Even got to walk on the Bridge of Courage, a swing bridge, which is pretty difficult to walk on. Pre entry into the sanctuary we were told the rules, to leave bag behind, hide bottles and nothing in pockets. If a monkey comes near you, stand still. Well the minute we got in a monkey jumped onto Maryanne and she listen and stood still. ...

Giva, Soggy Doggy and guinea fowl

A travel blog entry by keithandialaska on Apr 08, 2012

18 photos

... for birds and there were guinea fowl foraging and running across the open grass as they do. We also saw 2 families of plovers with the tiniest of chicks. Giva ever the adventurer insisted on trying to climb the acacia trees with their vicious white thorns. Fortunately he did not injure himself. The sun is not so hot here and sun safety not a big deal and we were the only ones wearing hats. No one seems to carry water with ...

Adventure has started!

A travel blog entry by centaur169 on Aug 15, 2010

2 comments, 2 photos

... that role.

On 14 October 1931, Pretoria achieved official city status. When South Africa became a republic in 1961, Pretoria remained its administrative capital.

Post Apartheid

After the creation of new ...

Transformation

A travel blog entry by biogrrl on Jul 22, 2010

... teachers use IK to help teach their kids if they themselves are not from that culture or have not learned about that culture? Is learning about African ways of thinking about things part of the teacher education curriculum? Besides holding lion cubs and watching rugby I am supposed to be conducting research here so I hope to look into this further…

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