Holiday Inn Garden Court International Airport

2 Hulley Road, Isando Ext. 3, Kempton Park, 1619, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa | Hotel

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The end of the African leg

A travel blog entry by johneklund


... having a significant impact.

Thirdly, we learned the concept of "This is Africa" which is basically to expect things to go wrong. While this is a great warning to help travellers set their expectations accordingly it potentially instills a sense of complacency driving a limited desire to improve things. However, there are clear signs of development with new transport routes being built, the installation of renewable distributed energy (e.g. solar) in ...

Janet is Leaving :(

A travel blog entry by centaur169


... bread with Marmite when they put margarine on it, even though she tried desperately to mask the "horrible taste" by adding tons of cheese :). What a great girl!! The orange juice was also exceptionally disgusting we both agree to add.

After finishing the legal stuff we set off in the KIA for Predator Park to see if Vati, the white lion, would bite Janet on the bum as he is rumored to do with ladies visiting the farm :).

I was so happy we had had time to ...

Bye Bye Africa!

A travel blog entry by chris-trip


... living a life we could not think of in Germany: They lived in a little hut with a tin roof without electricity or running water, but were so friendly and open to me as we drank their local beer (containing joghurt), talked and laughed together. When seeing people live under these conditions you really learn to appreciate your own home and country.

After that I went to the Apartheid Museum, also a must see for ...

The end of the road

A travel blog entry by riahopkins

... without checking bungee tickets or even asking our names, they stamp a small scrap of torn paper, then scrawl a number representing how many are crossing. You then take this to a gate, where the guard doesn't look up from his paper but instead gestures towards a spike on which to place your paper on, then on you go). We went to the reception, where I was weighed, then made to sign an indemnity form (no, I will not hold Vic Falls Bungee responsible should I die or be ...

Finally able to enjoy the ride

A travel blog entry by lamonafeliz


... things I used to have (you know, like decent and reliable health care or an understanding of cultural nuances). Finally, a few months ago, I got to the "sweet spot", a time when I have been able to enjoy this experience again, for all the good-bad-and-indifferent aspects about it.

My work at Small Enterprise Foundation (SEF), the largest non-bank microfinance institution in South Africa, ended up being drastically different than the ...


This hotel, located on 2 Hulley Road, Isando Ext. 3, Kempton Park, 1619, Johannesburg, is near Gold Reef City, South Western Townships, Carlton Centre, and AECI Dynamite Factory Museum.
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