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Travel Blogs from Midrand
... are slightly better than the town centre and Victoria Street (pictured) may well have been where the family lived.
We were grateful to be out of this horrible place; we both felt uneasy simply walking down the street and we feared for our exchanger’s rather nice car! With the help of a very good map, we found the district known as Zesfontein which probably hasn’t changed much since great-grandpa George Frederick farmed there. We ...
... uneaten communion bread at EBC, a privilege I didn't have here.
The school is also incredibly strict on hair cuts. With teachers performing random hair inspections during their ...
... ourselves to a nice fresh fish restaurant dinner instead of our usual self catering. As we progressed eastwards, we drove between the sea and inland mountain ranges, and stopped at towns such as Knysna and Plettenberg to have a closer look.
Both these towns were busy and too touristy for us, although did enjoy going out to the Knysna Heads for lunch. Based ourselves at Storms River village in the Tsitsikamma ...
... the rondavel was comfortable enough, our small covered porch did not overlook an active waterhole or the expanse of the thorny bush veld. Instead it looked onto a manicured lawn with large sprawling shade trees and a small stone fountain at its centre. There were also twenty three other identical rondavels organized in one enormous circle that opened onto this same "park." It felt a bit like summer camp. After so many simple huts, cottages and ...
... of the flat plains and the scenery became more and more like the Grand Canyon. Steep gorges and glacial(?) carved outcrops were interspersed with massive lakes created by dams. We were not expecting that at all after all the arid land we'd seen so far. As the scenery got more impressive we knew we had reached the Drakensburg mountains. We had wanted to stop here for a night or two and visit the Tukela falls which are the second highest in the world. Unfortunately the ...
Other places to stay in Midrand
14th Street, Noordwyk Ext 20, Midrand | 4 star hotelfrom $72
Samrand, Sterling Street, Midrand | 3 star hotelfrom $71
31 Gallagher Avenue, Midrand | 3 star hotelfrom $65
Montrose Road, off Bekker Road, Midrand | Hotelfrom $63