African Pride Melrose Arch

1 Melrose Square, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2196, South Africa | 5 star hotel
Prices starting from $211.00

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First 2 Days in South Africa

A travel blog entry by mattcurry77 on Oct 09, 2013

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I got invited to go to South Africa when I was out to dinner with my great friend and fellow
entrepreneur, Yanik Silver. Yanik is a serial entrepreneur who has built 8
internet businesses from scratch with no outside investment, all producing over
$1 million in revenues. Yanik is also the founder and idea man behind …

First Full Day!

A travel blog entry by


... would be. We have eaten well and actually got to do a little local local shopping. For me a "real" cup of coffee was the highlight of my day.

As I write this we are waiting for the campers to come. We will greet them, get them settled into their rooms and have dinner together. We have a busy evening planned; with some games, worship, Drew will teach ...

Bull Jumping, Whipping, Wiggly Canoes, Addis Rain

A travel blog entry by rupertcdean


... the ritual. It took a while to get out. It was an amazing experience, but well and truly tarnished by many of the tourists and their bizarre disrespectful behaviour (I have not detailed most) and I started wondering about what type of future these tribes people can expect.

Back at the camp it was our last night, and the driver quickly organised another camp fire and another crate of beers, seemingly oblivious to the fact that he would be passing for his ...

We're Not in KS Anymore. Or America. Or Europe...

A travel blog entry by ashleynharbin


... the result of me informing her that when I asked an airport policeman directions to the restaurant I was going to camp out at, he told me to get a table for two as he would join me and have coffee... definitely took extra precautions to avoid that situation). Nerves are a bit higher as I now am more aware of how little help the police force would be if something were to happen while I'm on this continent.

As far as good food goes, I fear that ...

Johannesburg, South Africa

A travel blog entry by sciencefun


... of one line that runs north to south with one split going to the airport. We paid 33 Rand each to ride from Sandton to Park. Park is in downtown Johannesburg. We exited the train and asked security where to go to get to Carlton Center. He said it was too dangerous for us, that there were muggings. We said we had been in Africa for over a month and felt safe. With that said, ...

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This 5 star hotel, located on 1 Melrose Square, Johannesburg, is near Johannesburg Zoo, South African National Museum of Military History, Museum Africa, and Everard Read Gallery.
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