Gemini Backpackers Lodge

1 Van Gelder Road, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2160, South Africa | Hostel
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South Africa - Johannesburg

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo


Day 1: January 8, 2014

Before we arrived in JoŽburg we had been trying to contact some hostels. We knew we would be there quite late and didnŽt want to take the risk of not having a place to sleep (most hostels are closed after midnight). One of them answered but the call got cut off. We assumed that they would be open all night long. …

Flying Marathon: Duration so far: 0h

A travel blog entry by sachago


Waiting for flight number 1 from J'burg to Abu Dhabi: 29 February 9am.

"It's a proper big city"

A travel blog entry by samcage1


It was just a short stop for us in J'Burg, As we got dropped off from the Baz Bus we were the last stop so we got a free city tour. We stayed at a pretty bizarre cheap hostel, thankfully our room was reasonable, but another couple had an awful room where the front door didn't even shut let alone lock. We decided to just join the other travellers …

Soccer Insanity

A travel blog entry by jenschottler


Of course everyone here is excited about the World Cup. We arrived with tickets to the USA v Slovenia match. We also ended up at the Argentina v Korea game, thanks to Andre, a very generous guy from Switzerland. We met him at a cafe and he sold us his extra tickets for a great price. We also were able to go to the New Zealand v Italy match in Nels …

Joberg and the hostel of doom

A travel blog entry by jenschottler


We arrived in Joberg at 5am after a long evening of travel. Right away we were struck by how nice the airport and new Gautrain are, how friendly the people are, and how cold it is!

We had a hectic introduction to South Africa. On arrival to our hostel we discovered they did not have any power or hot water. We could literally see our …

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This hostel, located on 1 Van Gelder Road, Johannesburg, is near Johannesburg Zoo, South African National Museum of Military History, Museum Africa, and Everard Read Gallery.
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