Idwala Boutique Hotel Johannesburg
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... our research, that China is now a top trading partner with South Africa however the US is the second largest foreign direct investor. We also learned about AGOA African Growth Opportunity Act which is up for renewal.
So why South Africa? Its the largest single African market, relatively stable political and macroeconomic climate (per the Consulate), stabilizing infrastructure such as transportation and communication, ...
... The most fun thing was being able to take a picture with the kids. They were just happy to take a picture, amazing and great lesson of life.
The least fun thing was to see kids begging for food and money right in front of the restaurant close to Nelson Mandela house.
Observations of business/for career includes
Sales for African art and craft, ...
... was nice to see the smiling ace of the young instructors.
I bet this flight school will save a lot of money on maintenance costs for starter motors and batteries.
We drove back to our hotel and saw a KLM 747 in take off over Johannesburg. This must be Pieter and Denis. (Was confirmed by whatsapp later).
After a quick burger I said goodbye to Michiel and jumped in my Rent-a-polo on my way to Elmarie Celliers in Ermelo were I would spend ...
... next to a nice older Dutch lady on the way to Amsterdam. Her son was a dentist in Denver and daughter was a physician in Amsterdam. While I'm usually not a fan of light airplane conversation, it was fun to talk with her. Amsterdam Schiphol Airport was also a lot of fun. I had about four hours there so there was time to walk around the Rijksmuseum annex, "meditation center," ...
... been proactive as my flight arrived at midnight and I wanted to make sure I'd get to my hotel safely. All other passengers were picked up and I was left by myself in the arrival area outside of customs. Many taxi drivers approached me claiming to be able to help me out and offered to make some calls for me. I instead made the calls myself and my hotel arranged to have someone come pick me up. A gracious airport information desk ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking