Crowne Plaza Johannesburg - The Rosebank
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After 24 long hours, I finally landed and cleared customs at Johannesburg's Tambo International Airport. This was my first visit to Africa, 'real' Africa (I have been to North Africa, but as you can imagine, that is very different). I was so excited, more than I have been about a trip in awhile. I have always wanted to visit South Africa, and while …
Well this is a travel day. Left botswana this morning, traveled through zimbobwe and then on to johannesburg south africa. We traveled by bus and plane.
After finally arriving at the Crowne Plaza hotel, we freshened up and headed out to the Moyo restaurant for an excellent final dinner together. Alot of laughs , comraderie and fun.
We did a tour of the area today. Everywhere there are beautiful jacaranda trees with purple flowers.
Apartheid Museum - fascinating, thoughtful, and heavy on the heart.
Soweto - short for south west township. 6700 hectares. Rich and poor currently living side by side. slums and nice areas.
Today was a travelday. We stopped at the Jane Goodall Chimp Rescue center for a very informative tour.
Then it was on to Johburg. (Johannesburg)
Johburg is a large city. The Crowne Plaza hotel is a large modern hotel. The extreme opposite to the rustic hotel in Kruger PArk.
We had a delicious supper at the hotel, with a talk …
We had breakfast at a McDonald's near our hotel, and then spent most of the day looking at hotels in the Sandton area - a suburb of Johannesburg.
That afternoon, the folks from ExecuJets in Johannesburg finally got in touch with us. They had apparently been emailing Kaaren for severl weeks, but she never got any of their messages. At any …
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center