Sleek Backpackers and Hostel Lodge

477 Jan Smuts Avenue, Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa | Hostel
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My adventure begins

A travel blog entry by raquel_decanha


... for me!!!! It is basically a chemist in a little oink bag. I laugh because she is the best mom hahahahahahaha I have it all Valoid salon plasters it is unreal I am prepared over there for it all. Finally got home and aunts Lacey called to wish me well and suggested I do a audio blog of my trip which I really think Is a good idea I really hope I have the time to might as well talk to myself... So in the rush I was a tad late but got there I am so blessed all ...

Day t-1 - Prep and packing

A travel blog entry by wwhiffler

... posts and great way to follow the progress of the race. Then i have also packed all the KTM t-shirts. Thanks to Raceworx KTM for providing us with some shirts. They actually provided us with some t's and caps when we did the Roof Raid at the Roof of Africa race, but then gave us some more for the longer Dakar. Thx a mil guys. Anyway, a bit of planning and a last check with Mitch to make sure we sorted between the two of us with tools, which was actually ...

Kruger National Park

A travel blog entry by lyne_orser


... nonetheless. Much to our disbelief, we saw a lioness, a younger lioness and two cubs (twins maybe!) walking in tow by the side of the road. Truly unbelievable and truly beautiful! Towards the end of our game ride, I was able to see number 4 of the big 5...the buffalo. I wasn't as close to him as I was to the elephants, lions and the leopard but still have photographic evidence. We returned to the campsite happy as can be! I still have at least ...


A travel blog entry by yokikat

... completely take you into their home and treat you more like family than a guest at their business. Part way through the night I felt sick to my stomach. Mostly because I am going back and not happy about it. Partly because I have a lot of work to do once I get there.

I fell asleep on the couch watching the Social Network and Joy woke me to send me to bed. My bed was right near a big window. Somehow the thunderstorms were ...

New Business Idea

A travel blog entry by paulej4


... had to be the French speakers. Most courteous? The Spanish.

Soon, he yells, (in English only) “FINAL CALL,” in heavily accented English. There is much anxiety at the gate. It is fun to watch. It is not good for business.

A bit about the heavily accented English. In Zimbabwe (and through much of Southern Africa) they put the emPHAsis on a diffERent syllABle than you might EXpect. Do you remember LEOnard from a couple of days ago? Well, ...

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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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