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... and the cabin crew are well rehearsed but not thorough in their instructions. We took a bus to get to the plane, And were delayed by 45 minutes due to an overbooking, which the pilot admitted. Not ideal when traveling with a baby. In fact, not ideal under any circumstances. Comfortably the most uncomfortable domestic flight of my ...
Since the plane landed early, we arrive at Sandton about half an hour before Ian could pick us up . Once we got out of the Gautrain at Sandton station, we stood by our bags watching the world go by for our first taste of Joburg. Busy place! There are people of all races and coloured skins. The traffic is crazy, but we witness lots of courtesy and not that much aggression. No different to any other city in the world. Craig was approached by ...
... The same marine then *****ed about Obama and wanted George w bush to be president again. K couldn't resist herself and said it would be against the constitution he'd sworn to defend if Bush became president again. The marine then launched into a debate about how American democracy was better than the UK's brand of democracy. The sole Brit pointed out the UK uses proportional representation, which is by definition more democratic than the electoral college. The marine tried to ...
... to Vic Falls and we leave at 9:45am what it his problem?????
20 mins to the Border. The driver is going to drop us there and a new driver takes us to VF. Tip this driver.
A company employee comes to the vehicle at the border and takes our bags from this car and walks them 20ft to the next car across the border. Tip him.
Then the kicker. We are going back into Zimbabwe which has an entry visa requirement of $30US per head. Only going to the airport to ...
... part of the British Commonwealth, instituted Land Alienation Acts which resulted in more rural blacks forced to leave for the mining hub in search of employment.
After the National Party took power in 1948, it instituted the Group Areas Act and forcibly moved black population groups out of inner Johannesburg areas, such as Sophiatown, to the newly
developed Soweto, a name derived from South West Townships. Today the city of
Soweto has more than 1 million inhabitants. ...
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