The Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa
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The real photos are now here - probably best to 'view all' on one page (well 25 at a time...) as there are a few. We hope you like them. South Africa we strongly recommend to you all, particularly at this time of year when there are not too many people at tourist sites, it has exceeded our expectations and been a wonderful start to our RTW trip. …
... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMDv1dwO NsA. If you haven't seen the entire movie - watch it!. The orc with the torch represents the people looking to disarm your presentation. So be careful about that wall!
After delivering a great presentation despite that major road pump in the beginning, I took off for the US consulate. Together with my prior IPED colleague Sokhana, we took the Gauteng train to Sandton. The ride was great - clean, safe (security on ...
We both slept like the proverbial logs - must have had at least 9 hours - much needed!! The weather however proved it was just kidding yesterday as it's been freezing cold, foggy in places and we also had a terrific hailstorm! Delia who owns the hotel said they haven't had rain here since May!!! People were taking photos of it as it's so unusual!! Anyway we've had a fantastic day visiting Soweto. We weren't sure whether to self-drive or go on a guided tour ...
... Sean and Nikki).
We proceeded though to check in high spirits and presented all tickets and passports, this was the turning point for my trip. I was informed that my valid passport was in fact not valid and had been deleted off the Home Affairs system. After a lot of debating we soon realised there was no way I was getting on that plane (not even a South African debater could get me out of this ...
... elder locals learning their customs and such.
After that we had lunch at a local restaurant and finished our ride at another shabeen where we played a couple games of pool with the locals. Albeit Adam and Sol were making the rules up as they went we still split the match 1-1. Later that evening Linus and I had a great pizza and bottle of wine before I had to relocate back out towards the airport for my early departure on the Nomad ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking