Brown Sugar Backpackers

75 Observatory Avenue, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2198, South Africa | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Johannesburg

Africa, I will never forget you!!!

A travel blog entry by sarita.castilho on Jul 08, 2014

5 photos

My last stop in Africa, and I start thinking about everything I passed here !!!

Africa made ​​me a bit chubby, with a little bit more kg lol, but also made ​​me a new woman. Well, not so new as well, reaching 32 this month.

But the happiness that radiates within me is so great that there is no more kg, nor …

Johannesburg, South Africa

A travel blog entry by sciencefun on Jul 08, 2012

1 comment, 24 photos

Got up and went to breakfast around 7:30 with fewer expectations than yesterday. We had cereal, eggs, toast, oranges, alvacado then prepared for the shower. I paid dearly for being 30 minutes later than the day before. One minute of warm water was followed but freezing cold water. While Miles showered I got out clothes for tomorrow and tried to …

Johannesburg, South Africa

A travel blog entry by sciencefun on Jul 07, 2012

1 comment, 17 photos

I didn't sleep that well, or maybe the sleep I was getting was so high quality that I didn't need as much. Breakdfast started at 7:00 so we were there when it opened. It was referred to as a scrumptious breakfast, and I would not go that far when describing it. There were eggs, cheese, toast, and cereal. There was also some nasty looking lunch …

One day in Johannesburg

A travel blog entry by jonbowden


... plaque outside that marks the home as a landmark.

Up the street is the Mandela House at number 8115 which is the street’s main attraction and is now a museum. The simple three-bedroomed home has been restored to what it looked like in 1946, when Nelson Mandela moved in with his first wife, Evelyn Mase. In 1958, he brought his second wife, Winnie, to live in the house with him. He returned briefly to live in the house on ...


A travel blog entry by heatherkassab

... the Aparthied Museum was very good. However, because of the whole Escom and not enough energy crisis, the power was cut to the museum just as we arrived and since it was a dark museum with very little natural light, it became impossible to see things. That night we stayed at the Airport Grand Hotel. If you are a light sleeper, I would ...

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This hostel, located on 75 Observatory Avenue, Johannesburg, is near Johannesburg Zoo, South African National Museum of Military History, Carlton Centre, and Museum Africa.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsBrown Sugar Backpackers Johannesburg

    Reviewed by sarita.castilho

    Suficiente pra passar o tempo de esperar o voo

    Reviewed Jul 8, 2014
    by (14 reviews) São Paulo , Brazil Flag of Brazil

    Agua fria nos banheiros. Apesar da hospitalidade das pessoas, o custo pra nao ter agua quente é alto. Dizem que tem, mas nao encontrei em 2 dias :(
    Cold water in the bathrooms. Despite the hospitality of the people, the cost for not having hot water is high. They say it has, but not found in two days :(

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