Travel Blogs from Pretoria
... consumer demand (which is more sustainable!)
60% of arid able land in SA is untapped potential.
I hope you enjoyed this reading, got a few insights into South Africa, different views and the meetings we had. Again, you are welcome to follow up on one or the other topic, simply mail me (p.wirthumerATgmx.at) or leave a comment.
... rather proud of myself for at least doing some pre-trip stuff, these include:
- booking for 3 operas: La Boheme in Budapest, The Fledermaus and Mozart's Don Giovanni in Prague. I am especially pleased about Don Giovanni, it will be performed at the Estates Theatre (Stavovske divadlo, http://www.stavovskedivadlo.cz/) which is the theatre where Mozart personally conducted this opera in 1787. It is a lovely ...
... start to notice the things around you that are distinctly South African. Small poker tables dot street corners in downtown Pretoria with landlines miraculously hooked up to wireless modems, allowing patrons to pay a small fee for a quick chat with family and friends. Barbershop chairs set up under small tents, also stake their claim along the roadsides in busier areas, where men sit and talk while they are groomed. People walk ...
... so it certainly has seen growth. The show is offered three times a day on weekends, and twice on weekdays. There is an amplitheatre , with tiered seats. The audience sits on the seats and the birds perform down on the stage below us. Because they are unpredictable, and because they can get confused with many people, the audience is advices to stay as still as possible, and to hide any bags or shiny objects which might attract the birds. This is a good precaution, because the ...
We managed to make fantastic time to the university. By 10pm the shirt monster had come out and taken our shirts off. Gotta work on the ol' tan whenever you can, haha. Driving around here is far different from home, besides the other side of the road thing. Most speed limits are about 120 on roads that back home would be limited at 60km/h. Most of these same roads are single lanes but have fully paved shoulders so if you want to pass someone they will just pull to the shoulder ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking