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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South Africa: Johannesburg

A travel blog entry by jackandgeorgia on Apr 19, 2015

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Jacks Birthday! Although I was much more excited about it than him, he did try to look excited when we got up at 4am for our flight to Johannesburg. Johannesburg feels less glamorous than Cape Town and I think represents a truer image of South Africa. In the news all week there has been news of xenophobic attacks happening in the streets in Johannesburg, which are ...

The Canberra of Joburg

A travel blog entry by jamestug on Nov 08, 2014

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... 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 ...

Entry 1 - Africa, here we come!

A travel blog entry by hendrik87 on Aug 19, 2013

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On Tuesday, the 24th of August 2010, we arrived at Park Station in Johannesburg at 9am to catch our bus to Blantyre, leaving at 10am. We had prepared ourselves mentally for the journey, a 31 hour bus trip which was scheduled to arrive in Blantyre in Malawi at 5pm on Wednesday afternoon. We eventually only left Park Station at about 12:30, and our very first encounter of the famous "African Time" was experienced right at home.

The bus was packed full ...

Adios Africa, you have looked after us well!

A travel blog entry by thieringsabroad on Oct 02, 2012

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Well, the day started with a massive hangover and trying very hard to keep my food down! When we arrived at breakfast, Christina was upset with us, because she thought that something had happened to us, because she didn't see us return. We explained that we just walked around all day and then went straight for dinner after. Another delicious breakfast later and we packed our bags, so that everything ...