Sleek Backpackers and Hostel Lodge

477 Jan Smuts Avenue, Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa | Hostel
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A travel blog entry by bushmantours on Feb 19, 2014

... coffee before resuming our journey, reaching Jo'burg at 17:45. It's a warm evening here about 20 degrees but very pleasant. We are looking forward to picking up our clients from Oliver Tambo International tomorrow morning then off to Graskop in Mpumalanga; about 3 and a half hours ...

Day 1 of our South Africa adventure

A travel blog entry by lucasclanof4 on Apr 13, 2013

1 comment, 2 photos

... that Ben wanted a milo milkshake too. Especially after he ordered a cappacino with whipped cream. I on the other hand had chai and flapjacks! Returning to the hotel...still our room was not ready so found a sofa to wait. Shortly another family joined us who happened to be on the same plane from Sydney via Singapore who are also going to Kruger and Cape Town. Lovely family, moved out from India in 2006 and living in West Pennant Hills. Also ...

Day t-1 - Prep and packing

A travel blog entry by wwhiffler on Jan 02, 2013

... requires a bit more planning. Clothes, bike gear, and necessary tools. The tools are the tricky bit. Space is limited but get caught in the desert with something you need but dont have and the day becomes a ball ache. At the same time we dont want to carry duplicates. There two of us, Ryan "Mitch" Harrison Illingworth and I. The plan is to stick together, so we can then "divey" up the tools between us. Clothes are all packed. Other than bike gear i am sure to ...

Satisfactory is our only concern.

A travel blog entry by elansarah on Dec 06, 2011

... walking speed.
2) A woman carrying three cardboard boxes of _____ on her head.
3) A woman with her baby tied to her back. Squished African babies are well cute.
4) Two workers walking home/to the bus/to a taxi after work, wearing the same uniform.

Not particularly scary. Just some people, doin their thing, in the late afternoon. Same scenes you'd see anywhere, really. Just people.

Before this late afternoon drive home, we ...


A travel blog entry by maz360 on Dec 01, 2010

7 comments, 48 photos

... anything like this before. If you were scared of birds it would be terrifying! The sound was deafening and the trees were covered in large black and white birds. I’m loving the mokoros now, the poler said I am the Angel of the Delta. The two days went fairly slowly due to all the sitting around, but on our last mokoro ride we finally saw the hippos I was waiting for. When we actually saw the hippo on the other side of the river, and the guide reminded ...

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This hostel, located on 477 Jan Smuts Avenue, Randburg, is near Montecasino, Johannesburg Zoo, South African National Museum of Military History, and Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris.
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