Crowne Plaza Johannesburg - The Rosebank
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... us a great send off. It is sad to say goodbye to our new friends!
We thought we had seen the last of the animals, but as we were driving out we saw a bushbuck, & then two giraffes, one on each side of the road. We were thinking that it was a bit suspicious because they had "Thanks for Visiting" & "Please Come Again Soon" signs around their necks... LOL!
On the way to the airport we saw a lot of activity along the road. There were a few ...
... city. It's a bit ugly and unappealing. I'm sure it could be argued that if you stick around you will witness its true character... but where doesn't that apply to?!
It's draw is it's history and it's role in beating apartheid. And it seems that it was incredibly important. Johannesburg may have been a last minute change of plan, and we may have changed our minds about this place by the minute but if it's been anything, it's been interesting.
... for the US vs. Slovenia game are again 3 rows from the top of the stadium. FIFA and I are not getting along on this trip.) The game itself was a little slow with Denmark putting 10 men behind the ball, but we were fortunate enough to have both goals scored right in front of us. The crowd was fun for the game and became even more rowdy after the game where they sang and danced in all of the stadium concourses for some time ...
... or Jo-burg as the natives call it, is a city of contradictions. It is where people from all over Africa come to make money. This invites both prosperity and problems in equal measure to both its residents and immigrants. It is true - Jo'burg is a city with a shockingly high crime rate. The stats of which was told to me by the owner of the hostel I stayed in. Patrick, a 40 something Afrikaner man had no qualms about telling me how many ...