Travel Blogs from Sandton
Lazy day catching the 2 hour midday flight to J'Burg. It reminded us a lot of Denver - on a plateau at 5000 feet. It is Winter so it is flat & brown & dry with no leaves on the trees. It is a city of about 10 million & known as a city with the highest murder rate in the world!! South Africa also has he tragic statistic of girls having a …
... about Jacobs love life. Jacob got to know his wife in Bagdad, Afghanistan. What was he doing there? Travelling... His wife? At that time, working at the US embassy. Not the best light that Jacob does not have any proof of proper work in Afghanistan, showed particular interest in entering the US and even worse - he was wearing an jacket with big letters "IRAQ". Probably the counsul might suspect him to be the orc with the torch you saw at the Battle of Helm's Deep.
... hardship 1000 people a day die from AIDS. A witch doctor told me the cure for AIDS was African potato. It also happens to cure high blood pressure, low blood pressure and headaches. I think it is safe to say it's not working. Tomorrow we are off to the Delta in Botswana. We get a light plane in and then reach our camp via a Mokoro ( traditional wooden canoe) down Hippo Highway. Quite a contrast really. Tot volgande keer. Note my Afrikaan. Pretty good don't you ...
... unknown reason, this must be the first effects of jet lag with our biggest time difference yet!!! A trip to the station to try and figure out how we are going to get to this concert, we are getting such mixed message about the security and safety again. I am so torn as really want to go out and explore yet if anything does happen I know I am going to get 'I told you so’ and why were you so silly you knew it wasn’t safe... but then why am I here if it is not ...
... world so I can't say much about the diversity there except I understand it is better than the representation for blue collar workers. This is why the Apartheid museum was so important in helping us understand the history and the changes South Africa had gone through since the end of the Apartheid. There is still a lot of tension and inequality between social classes and different races, but not always and not everywhere.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet