Jacaranda Lodge

99 St Georges Road, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa | Hostel

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Day 2- Apartheid

A travel blog entry by amydeb


... which is a black township that was ground central for much of the anti-apartheid movement. We met Percy, who gave us a tour of his neighborhood and home. He made a point of showing us that he had electricity and a flush toilet in an outbuilding. He wants us to send a picture of the three of us together to add to his photo album he keeps of visitors.

We ended the ...

Day 2 Finally Arrived

A travel blog entry by roamed


... end up in Grand Central Café. The place is decorated with signs and sights of our Grand Central. My daughter couldn't believe that we are in Africa and everything is US themed. We actually ate in the real Grand Central Station Concourse on Saturday when we went to the Fest for Beatle Fans at the Grand Hyatt next door. We ordered plain chicken cutlet and rice. The waitress was so nice she suggest that we share a dinner. She ...

Up and away

A travel blog entry by margyot

After Ricc's wise advice on passport roulette, leaving went smoothly. The plane was full and I found that the passenger next to me allowed her bony elbow to poke me all the way to Dubai. Eight hours later we gratefully said goodbye to the airline wondering what an upgrade would cost from Sardine to comfy Ok where is my ...

The Birthplace of Satyagraha

A travel blog entry by parleusted


... are few unpaved roads today and the main thoroughfare has all the amenities of urban living including department stores and shopping centers. Soweto is now home to the biggest public hospital in the world. Unfortunately the citizens of the city also suffer from one of the world's highest HIV infection rate.

Video : SOWETO-2

While most parts of Soweto have made great strides in terms of development, we learned that new ...

The 3 became 4 and that's how the journey began

A travel blog entry by pioneers2012


... And I absolutely loved it. Finally I had that feeling that what we are doing here this summer is something huuuuuuge! As Rahul put it, we have a chance to plant a tree. I got to say, knowing myself and the rest of our team that we will plant as many trees as we can and hopefully see them growing in the future.

So best of luck to us, the Pioneers 2012!

Lots of love,



This hostel, located on 99 St Georges Road, Johannesburg, is near Johannesburg Zoo, South African National Museum of Military History, Museum Africa, and Kim Sacks Gallery.
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