Highgate Guest House

Cnr East And Side Road, 2057, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2004, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Johannesburg

The end of the African leg

A travel blog entry by johneklund


... that the blacks needed to be looked after as they could not govern effectively (though the whites were doing a pretty poor job themselves).

The displays then ran through the atrocities committed by the SA government ranging from moving millions of non-whites to newly created townships in the outskirts of big cities to imprisoning and killing opponents of the regime of any colour. It was also interesting to read about South Africa’s military interventions ...

Traveller's first tale

A travel blog entry by elite-traveller

I carefully tiptoe into the world of blogging; it is strange and exciting and my desire to share my experiences with my fellow bloggers has me typing away. I do not want to limit this blog so I will share all my travel experiences from a day out in the city to a month away on a tropical Island (the latter being a dream for now). Today I share my experience of attending a workshop offered by ...

Bye Bye Africa!

A travel blog entry by chris-trip


... ever plan to visit Soweto, please ask me for his details :) ), he took me all around Soweto.

That meant not only seeing the glitzy, shiny parts where Tutu and Madiba have their houses, but he also showed me around a little market, where a Sangoma's daughther took the time to explain some of the traditional medicine to me.

But my personal highlight here was actually visiting a family with lots and lots ...

The end of the road

A travel blog entry by riahopkins

... 2.5 hour' guide was way off. The museum was amazing, and I'm so glad we got a chance to see and experience it. The first day was very sobering, seeing what coloured South Africans had been through, the indignities they'd suffered. Decades after women had the vote, decades after black Americans could vote, South Africa still held onto Apartheid for so long. The second day we went, we went straight to the Mandela exhibit, so the day was much more uplifting. He truly is ...

Jo'burg to Gaborone by road!

A travel blog entry by travelbunnies

... X-trail was much smaller and lower to the ground. Will it survive in Namibia, or will we end up dead on Skeleton Coast??? We went back down to the Thirsty office and complained again. Since there was no other solution than taking the car – otherwise we’d run behind schedule, at least for the first day - we went down and asked for compensation: All bordercrossings (Namibia, Botswana & Victoria Falls) free (worth 1500Rand = 150€) AND we agreed the ...


This hotel, located on Cnr East And Side Road, 2057, Johannesburg, is near Montecasino, Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris, and Orient-Express Safaris.
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