Sleek Backpackers and Hostel Lodge

Address: 477 Jan Smuts Avenue, Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa | Hostel
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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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Travel Blogs from Randburg

Cape Town, jo'burg, nether wood, Christmas..

A travel blog entry by b_k2801 on Dec 06, 2014

6 comments, 70 photos

... went through to kirstenbosh botanical gardens for the day. B then decided to follow a trail..not to much farther he did say, let's go find skeleton gorge! and 4 hours later we had trekked halfway up table mountain ek se!!!! In slops and all!! Interesting walk back down..might add we were quite shattered after that! But still managed sundowners at the bungalow and Brian's first try of teriyaki. I had an amazing 18 set of sushi. Headed back to our room. Day ...

The Canberra of Joburg

A travel blog entry by jamestug on Nov 08, 2014

13 photos

... we later found out you can't climb on them when we had a great debate with the security guard.) I found it interesting as the history is exactly the same as Australian history, focussing on the World Wars, but from a completely different perspective, that of South Africa. We spent quite a while here, exploring the exhibitions and the great collection of army tanks, weapons and the like that was on show. It reminded me of the War Memorial in Canberra, with a very similar ...

Tangala Game Park

A travel blog entry by lizmac on Oct 31, 2013


... own land, & the standard of housing is very slowly improving. Very little electricity, running water or Sewerage. No employment. Many many people work in Jo'burg & leave their kids at home with Grandma. Tangala is stunning. We are in Rondavels, no power. But we have gas hot water, & the girls (Goodness, Josephine & Gift, �� ) cook with gas & on the fire. The Rondavels are all pretty old, based on the 20's ...

A day to rest and recuperate

A travel blog entry by randyluke on May 23, 2013

11 photos

... the streets. The local women dressed in traditional robes brought out their beads and handcrafts to sell. We tipped each of the women we photographed, paid our guide and a village entrance fee to the village head. The N'Belli were forcefully moved to the area in the 50's by the South African government.

May 25 - Re-pack our things and head to Tambo airport. Its a short flight and tight quarters - but the seats are comfortable and we are served lunch!!


We're here... finally!

A travel blog entry by whatintheworld on Sep 19, 2012

4 comments, 7 photos

... has comfortable beds. Today was spent mostly in Rosebank, where we haggled at the African Craft Market and visited nearby shops (yes, we're shopping already!)...When the locals ask you where you are from and you say Canada, their next question is "Toronto or Vancouver"? I guess those are the only two Canadian cities... Toronto it is!
Tomorrow should be an interesting day, we are hoping to take a tour of Soweto, and visit the Apartheid museum... so it should be a ...