Africa's Zoo Lodge Backpackers & Guesthouse

233a Jan Smuts Avenue, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2193, South Africa | Hostel
Prices starting from $12.00

Travel Blogs from Johannesburg

First Full Day!

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(From Claudia) Our first full day in Johannesburg was spent catching up on rest, starting our devotions as a team, praying for the day and learning how we would be ministering to the youth coming to camp. We are staying at a "College" which is really a private school for up through high school. It has a retreat center so it is a little nicer then what you would think ...

Bull Jumping, Whipping, Wiggly Canoes, Addis Rain

A travel blog entry by rupertcdean


... bulls into a line, holding their heads and tails. The jumper now stripped off and then like a shot was up and away dancing over the line. Up and down three times, before he was greeted with tourist appal use and the congratulations of his women relatives.

With the jumping completed everyone disbanded and the tribespeople disappeared into the scrub. The army of tourists trekked back to the line of 4x4 all crammed onto a jam on the track where we had first ...

We're Not in KS Anymore. Or America. Or Europe...

A travel blog entry by ashleynharbin


... to be called. I also learned that it is seriously super cold here at 7:00 in the morning... like almost freezing. And incredibly foggy. We were both surprised we didn't get delayed because of the fog.

On a more serious note, she also informed me of how dangerous Windhoek is (I got the impression that pick pocketing is the main concern). I also learned that the South African government is becoming continuously more corrupt (this was brought ...

Johannesburg, South Africa

A travel blog entry by sciencefun


... He got the Rave burger value meal. I got the regular sized value meal at Schlosky's deli. I got Chicken Macon. I learned that macon is beef bacon. As we walked out there was a Cinnabon! The minibon was less than $2 and it was amazing. I tried to get Miles to gamble more but he didn't walk to. We headed to the Gautrain. It was built basically to help with the World Cup. It is ...

Jetset in Jozi

A travel blog entry by shellpom


Things I'll do for my oldest and dearest friend:

Clock up a total of 33 flying hours in a 4 day period
Spend all 24 hours of my 34th birthday awake and crossing time-zones, including 4 hours sat on a carpet tile in Dubai airport
Play shotgun to my parent's romantic weekend in Zoo Lake
Spend a rather lonely 14 hours in the African Moon Corporate House in ...

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This hostel, located on 233a Jan Smuts Avenue, Johannesburg, is near Johannesburg Zoo, South African National Museum of Military History, Museum Africa, and Everard Read Gallery.
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