Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- Non-smoking rooms
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14 hours is a long time to sit. We just had our last meal and are about an hour away from landing. We arrive about 6:30pm after napping on and off for 15 hours so, will be interesting if we are up most of the night or not. Fortunately, our hotel is right at the airport so, hopefully no long delays getting settled. Passport control took an hour but …
So...here we are, back in civilization, with luxury, glitter, and high-speed internet at our disposal, yet, oddly enough, something feels different. I couldn't put my finger on it until we stood waiting to be seated in the dining room, where it became ironically apparent that complacency has infected this establishment's service and attention to …
... top ten in the world. We were also shown the 2 roomed home where our guide lives with 12 others. It was now time to visit the street with 2 Nobel laureates' houses in it,nelson Mandela and Desmond tutu. At the top of the street is the site where The Soweto riots started in 1976 and the street corner is dedicated to the young lad,hector pieterson who was the first of 2000 to be killed and opposite is a museum named in his memory and charts the origins of the black demands of ...
We got up really and went to the airport. The airport was so hot. It felt like we were in the check in line forever. Once we got to the cool waiting area we were all tired. The plane ride to Johannesburg was 5 hours. ON the plane our TVs didn't work so me and Ava went to a different spot to watch TV.
Once we landed we found the food ...
... at us, needless to say we both peed our pants. This turned out to be a visually beautiful area and we saw so much wild life in parts of it. By mid afternoon we had given up hope of seeing any cats, when Lauren suddenly yells "cat! Go back, go back" not sure how she saw it cause all we could see was a head sticking up above the grass a long way off. It turned ...