Africa'S Zoo Lodge Backpackers

Address: 233a Jan Smuts Avenue, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2193, South Africa | Hostel
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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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    Travel Blogs from Johannesburg

    Joburg: Just the Beginning

    A travel blog entry by thewanderings on Jul 24, 2014

    ... so with that many bikes on the streets the traffic just had to sit and wait for us to pass, but most people we passed were cheering us on. We took in some of the nicer parts of town and some of the more run down areas, which apparently you wouldn't want to brave on your own. Everyone was in fancy dress or had decorated their bikes in some fashion - one guy was even towing a ghettoblaster - and I really enjoyed being able to see a new ...

    Finally in Africa!!!

    A travel blog entry by ohheyafrica on May 20, 2014

    27 photos

    ... hotel bar to try out some of the local beers. My favorite beer was 'Black Label' but most other people like the 'Castle Lite'. At 7pm, we had our welcome dinner at the hotel. It was a buffet of a variety of foods. The South African culture has been influenced by many different cultures, so you will find a variety of different kinds of food in most restaurants. The chicken curry was my favorite item on the menu, I am always a huge fan of curries.
    After ...

    Apartheid Museum and Soweto

    A travel blog entry by larrylyn on Feb 21, 2014

    4 photos

    ... hearts, and by doing this we became travellers in her land, not merely tourists. It was a wonderful celebration and conclusion to this part of our journey. Janet, from our group, gave a card of thanks to Beverley and spoke glowingly of her impact on our travels through South Africa. David thanked Ditto for being a wonderful driver and for delivering us safely to our destinations. And Lyn gave Bill a mask to represent the Songorma who will follow him home and ensure his continued ...

    Day 2 Finally Arrived

    A travel blog entry by roamed on Feb 13, 2014


    ... is so much cooler than we expected. Of course it gets hotter in the afternoon. We got the info for the Wi-Fi and checked our emails. We were both so tired all we wanted to do was rest. I didn't sleep just put my feet up - I want to sleep well tonight. My daughter slept for more than 3 hours. She needed it. We both took showers.

    LOL So we go out to eat dinner (there is a shopping center right around the block) ...

    Bye Bye Africa!

    A travel blog entry by chris-trip on Apr 06, 2013

    1 comment, 3 photos

    ... to South Africa wanting to understand South Africa's long way to freedom...

    And at have to say goodbye to this wonderful continent in style and party your *ss off in Melville with the locals!

    So concluding, yesterday I tried to write down all the main things I experienced here in South Africa in the last two months and it was harder than I thought because putting everything in words took ...