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Travel Blogs from Midrand
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That night we had a Braai at the Katsoulis' with all the exchanges and ...
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This was in stark contrast to the large number of African men we say on the road sides with sign boards advertising their trades, plumbers, electricians etc. Apparently most of these are from Mozambique and Zimbabwe, very skilled and professional tradesmen who have come to South Africa to seek opportunities. Once again I encountered what I call the “hometown syndrome”. This is the phenomenon where locals are ...
My most unique experience was being able to step foot into the South Africa Chamber of Commerce.
In this country, I like the fact that everyone speaks English. Even though your in a foreign country it is nice to be able to communicate without much problems due to language barriers.
I was surprised to see that the the beers were so inexpensive! Especially ...
... the crispy m&ms I had saved from the previous weekend adventures :p In the mean time my feet had swollen, the guy behind us was getting drunk on wine.. There could have been a brawl as the flight took off as everyone was eyeing off a row of 2 empty seats that from the back of the plane Steph and I could see that 3 people (overweight unwell lady, arrogant old guy with an apparent sore leg, and a young female 20 yo- who was on a holiday with her family who were all ...
... with my name in black letters. I just stared for a second thinking, "how did he know I am me?" I smiled back. He shook my hand and excitedly said, "Welcome to Joburg! My name is Nelson. (pause) Like Mandela!" I laughed out loud. What a pleasant start to my trip. On our way to the hotel, he did not stop talking the whole time, telling me about Africa, about Mr. Mandela, about race, about what I 'must' ...
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