Holiday Inn Johannesburg-Rosebank

Oxford Road, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2196, South Africa | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $121.00
 

Travel Blogs from Johannesburg

Straight Outta Joburg

A travel blog entry by pauljkuhne

2
16

... to eradicate African language and culture from the bottom up. As a result, thousands of students took to the streets in protest and were subsequently fired upon by police after the students had stoned one of the police dogs to death. Nearly fifty students ages 12-18 ended up losing their lives that day and it had become a symbol of the blatant injustices and vicious oppression that defined the apartheid era.

After the Soweto bike tour, I continued ...

Zimbabwe By Road: N3 to Joburg

A travel blog entry by robspackman

4

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Addedum: As I haven'y yet been to Hill Brow, Soweto or any of the Jo'burg townships, or travelled to the home of a Africaans speaker this impression of this diverse city seem very orientated to a white English speaking middle class perspective and unsurprising as we travel with our White English first language friend to visit his parents.


A city in a country with so many different types of people overs many ...

Johannesburg day two

A travel blog entry by rosietravels

3
24

... and in between two bowls, I took the first of the required malaria pills (for the upcoming safaris). As we pushed ourselves away from the table, Natasha was there ready to start our day's adventure. Off to the Apartheid Museum with a running commentary on sights and life in Johannesburg as we traveled. The museum is done well, especially since it represents such an injustice. ...

En route to Kruger!

A travel blog entry by lyne_orser

6

... Shangaan dinner which consisted of bean salad, BBQ chicken, maize, beet root salad and green salad. It was delicious! I also sipped on a South African lager. Post dinner, we sat around a campfire and were treated to a traditional Shangaan dance and singing. By 9:30pm, I was settled for the night, sleeping solo in my tent. I was told to not leave my shoes outside as hyenas could steal them while I slept. Comforting thought, isn't it? ...

Gay Pride

A travel blog entry by tomrc86

5

... I am ashamed to say, that put me completely at ease, not because I only wanted to associate with white people but because if the local Afrikaners feel that the train is safe then I should too.

Over an hour into the journey the train paused somewhere in the empty countryside, and after some time I realised that the train did not seem to be moving on. After two hours of sitting in an entirely silent carriage in what felt like a darkened, abandoned train I wandered ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Oxford Road, Johannesburg, is near Johannesburg Zoo, South African National Museum of Military History, Carlton Centre, and Museum Africa.
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