Bentley's County Lodge

Brits Rd, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0116, South Africa | Hotel
 

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Joburg and Pretoria... not all its hyped up to be

A travel blog entry by benn0r

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... weekend I was headed up to visit Candice, the girl who I met through a friend back home who came over for the Cheese Festival with Riaan and Sume. She lives in Pretoria which is about 45 minutes outside of Johannesburg, and we were going to catch up and see the sights, as well as meet her friends and go out drinking. I got a lift from one of the guys at Collotype so I didn't have to pay for a taxi which was a bonus, but had a mini panic attack when waiting to check ...

Family holiday

A travel blog entry by chris-trip

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... where the first humans were discovered and visited a 'Cultural Village', where we learnt and experienced some more about the different African tribes like the Zulus, Xhosas, Basothos, etc. In Pretoria we then had a look at the Voortrekker Monument and the Union Buildings and after staying at a nice Bed&Breakfast we headed east towards the famous Kruger National Park where we would be going on safari the next couple of ...

Picnic in the Park or Army Manouvre?

A travel blog entry by keithandialaska

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... and it looks fabulous but not at all familiar so hard to feel nostalgia. So different from Rolf and Elaines house where not much has changed – not even the wash-line we used whizz around in our soap boxes as kids.

At 6 30 I was off again this time to Gert and Irene, dear friends going back to when we were in youth together and then in Durban with kids at home. It was lovely to chat and catch up in their beautiful ...

The Rhino & Lion Park

A travel blog entry by jcastellan

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... warthogs. At the crèche most of the animals are in small cages. Here we had close up encounters of rhinos, lions, tigers, crocodiles, hippos, various birds, squirrels and caracals.

One of the most interesting animal interactions was with the Marabou Storks that were not enclosed. They are large birds with a long beak and so, so ugly. I find them to be a bit scary and I did not like the small distance between them and I. As Paul took my photo ...

A Week of All Blacks

A travel blog entry by rg09

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This week saw another (hopefully the last for a while) busy week of dealing with visitors from NZ for George. With the Rugby World Cup next year in New Zealand there are many events around the world to help publicise the tournament. Since the All Blacks were in the country for their only test here this year the CEO of NZ2011 flew in with two rugby ambassadors; former All Blacks John Kirwan and Sean Fitzpatrick.

We started ...

     

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