Africa's Zoo Lodge Backpackers & Guesthouse

233a Jan Smuts Avenue, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2193, South Africa | Hostel
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Malaria Dreaming...

A travel blog entry by touchafrica

Hmmm it would appear that the Malaria tablets are having an affect of sorts on us, our little four man tent was rife with random dreams last night... Anna spoke to a toucan in hers. I dreamt that Adi and Eddie lost their bags out the boot of the car while driving to Windhoek, we found then later lying in a crocodile pit but as tried to get to them …


A travel blog entry by ouryearinafrica


... I was asked to join in as it mike help me get fit.... Clearly my outfit suggested I was more "large" then pregnant :) the kids played building blocks, tennis on the pavements and general running around before all sitting down to a yummy lunch of borevoirse in rolls. By the time we had packed up and dropped different members home and stopped to take photos of the amazingly painted power station we finally got home at 6pm.
Monday we has the opportunity ...

In South Africa

A travel blog entry by sharonrobinson


... milk just didn’t taste as good. Licking her lips and smiling as she remembered the taste, she told me that many days in Somalia, all she had to “eat” was camel’s milk. She had obviously been grateful for it.

Dave and I like trees and he found some pictures of interesting trees in Benin that I will post as well. One of the things that Kristie’s family is doing is helping with reforestation work. I don’t know the ...

The Birthplace of Satyagraha

A travel blog entry by parleusted


... the route has since been extended. The 54 km distance between Pretoria and Jo'burg is traversed in less than 30 minutes and it is an excellent alternative to being stuck in traffic on one of South Africa's busiest roads.

We chose a backpacker hostel slightly away from the CBD in the Observatory area. We had been cautioned about staying in the city center, and besides there are few, if any, lodging options in the downtown area that ...

Homeward Bound

A travel blog entry by pilgrim143

... amp; them in any 'holiday' area
- it's not like the rest of Africa; it's much easier to deal with and get about
- the locals sure like red meat
- quite often S Africa felt like Western Australia
- I'm not sure where the economy is going - no-one has a good word to say about Zuma & the ANC anymore; they are seen as (allegedly) incompetent & corrupt. The ...

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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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