Highgate Guest House

Cnr East And Side Road, 2057, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2004, South Africa | Hotel
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Karabo and other friends

A travel blog entry by mkolya21


... of Mrs. Ples, who as it turns out may very well be Master Ples as she was an adolescent he. He also discussed his theory of the biological constant approximation as a function of species variation. (Lucy and I ended up talking with him afterwards over tea and he was just amazing to speak with)

We made our way down to the comparative anatomy lab, Dr. Verrelli wanted us to find three species and look at clues in the osseous ...


A travel blog entry by centaur169


... rest for the wicked" so off to my dad we went.

After all the excitement had died down, Janet went for a shower and nap while I did some prep and caught up with my dad.

Dinner was great! Fresh veg and home made bread and Naans which went down very well, although both of us decided to pass out early, and left while after dinner drinks were still well on it's way.

I was SO glad to put this day behind me!!!


Day 15,16&17 - Hogsback, Barkly East, Winburg, Jhb

A travel blog entry by mmtravelworld


... which is a well kept secret.
Must do accomodation places to stay in:
Sir Henry Barkly, Pophuis, Hogsback Inn
Worst Accomodation:
Windhoek Guest House in Sutherland
Best meals on our trip:
Dinner at Sir Henry Barkly, Venison pie in Britstown, mini omelette at Dagwoods, Kudu steaks from Connocks, Fish & Calamari @ Gansbaai, best chips & peanut, Jack Daniels milkshake at Ronnies
What you need to pack on a trip like this: ...

Culture shock in Jo'burg!

A travel blog entry by shaunandkaren


... suffer from more culture shocks as we delved deeper into South Africa's history.
We continued on our Soweto tour, stopping at the Hector Pieterson Museum. Up until now, we did not know anything about Hector Pieterson, but soon learnt how different this 'Western' country was to ours. Hector Pieterson was a young student who was shot in 1975, at a students' demonstration. The students were protesting against having to learn in Afrikaans, a language that was not ...

"Soweto? What the f**k are you doing in Soweto?!"

A travel blog entry by afrikanskies


... buddies weren’t axe-murderers.

Within seconds of meeting Karen our fears were dispersed (although aren’t the best axe-murderers the ones you least expect?!). She headed off to her gym class and left us free reign of the apartment, displaying unbelievable trust for someone we had known for all of 5 minutes. We made the most of having the place to ourselves by raiding the liquor cabinet...just kidding Karen!! It was just so nice to have an apartment ...


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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