Days Inn Midrand
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... point my mind was blown and then a 9 month old baby elephant popped out. Up to a year the little babies are so small they can still walk under their mom's belly. OMG the little guy was absolutely adorable! We watched him fumble up a small hill and our hearts literally melted. While watching the elephants we also saw two buffalo and many, many impalas on the shores of the river. Finally our guide started up the engine and we pulled away from our viewpoint. I have ...
... known flight would be delayed that long would have just drugged him lol! Sara bribed him to be good saying should be somewhere to get a real hamburger in Johannesburg. Arrived in Johannesburg, staying at city lodge hotel at airport. Easy walk to it from airport (baggage made it a little more challenging). Found a pub at airport for some American hamburgers and drinks. Kyle was so excited and happy he told Sara "if he was going to propose to her on this trip it would have been ...
We left at 8:30am for the optional Johannesburg and Soweto tour. The driver/guide was very good as he actually lived in Soweto. We started with the 60 km drive to the centre of Johannesburg and then a quick drive around the city centre. The very different thing about this city is that there are still working gold mines and mullock heaps right in the centre. The city centre is in urban decay as many large businesses move out because of the high crime rate and the driver warned about ...
... and children must, if possible, be prevented from coming
to the Rand (Leyds, 1964:291-92).”
In 1902, ZAR was annexed by the British Empire and the Peace of Vereeniging was signed. The South African War left the bulk of the Transvaal population homeless, poor and destitute and
paving the way for urbanization, cheap labour and the extensive control of
mining rights by foreigners.
During 1910, Lord Milner, governor of the Union government ...
... Now I understand what people meant! It serves its purpose but lets just say I'm in no rush to return!
My arrival in Johannesburg was a lot smoother, my driver was late so a nice man in the airport helped me contact the hostel to see where he was. I must admit I did think it was a scam at first and he was trying to rob me, but thankfully it wasn't!
When the driver did arrive he took my trolley ...
Other places to stay in Midrand
14th Street, Noordwyk Ext 20, Midrand | 4 star hotelfrom $72
Samrand, Sterling Street, Midrand | 3 star hotelfrom $71
31 Gallagher Avenue, Midrand | 3 star hotelfrom $65
Montrose Road, off Bekker Road, Midrand | Hotelfrom $63