Premiere Classe Suite Hotel
Travel Blogs from Johannesburg
... We were all very pleased to see her.
That's all I have for the day! Our main focus was to reunite with Chantal, and it happened all so smoothly.
Tomorrow, we go on a tour of Johannesburg as we concentrate on the Apartheid Movement and Nelson Mandela. Can't wait!
... and in between two bowls, I took the first of the required malaria pills (for the upcoming safaris). As we pushed ourselves away from the table, Natasha was there ready to start our day's adventure. Off to the Apartheid Museum with a running commentary on sights and life in Johannesburg as we traveled. The museum is done well, especially since it represents such an injustice. ...
... home very quickly. So much warmth and all smiles!! The people here are pretty amazing! Most live simple lives and don't have a lot, but yet they are almost always smiling and greet you with genuine warmth.
Day 2 was bike day, the arrival of our bikes!! The bikes arrived to us from the dealership and they pleasantly surprised us with a few new bikes!! The bike assigned to me was a brand ...
... the people are so poor, we didn't feel unsafe for a moment. The people were very friendly and welcoming, they come up and meet you. They seem quite proud of their area and the way it is managed. It is very safe in spite of no basically policing, because the community enforces the law itself - the sense of community is so strong (something to do with living 4 families to a building, 8 families to a toilet ...
... dogs who are not yet neutered. Shelley introduced me to a few of her friends and their animals.
All around the ponds there are birds in the marshes. Black widow finches, haceda, ibis, great herons, and one that is a bright bright orange and black and is so elusive I am unable to get a good photo of him. :-( Hopefully there will be more of those when I arrive at Kruger Park tomorrow and I will get another chance.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Our overall stay here was very comfortable. The rooms were smaller than i was expecting but it was cozy and comfortable. Unfortunatly when we arrived the internet was down, but that was a problem with the entire area at that point in time. The staff was cooperative.
Would like to go back again.
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