Protea Hotel Transit O.R. Tambo Airport
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Business Services
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Museum was incredibly interesting, classifying you as either a white or
non-white upon entrance. This random allocation (I was non-white) then affected
which entrance one could use, the non-whites having to walk twice as far. Although taking a slightly bias perspective,
the Museum was incredibly interesting, especially the section on Nelson
Mandela. Unfortunately we were incredibly rushed here so much of the ...
... sky while doing all this, so your brain doesn't really get much from the sense of sight, since call you see is the sky becoming smaller and smaller. Here's a summary of how it feels once you start falling: 40 to 30m mark: brain is confused 30 to 20m mark: brain is realizes it's falling 20 to 10m mark: you scream 10 to 0m mark: you've run out of air to scream Impact with net: I made a loud guttural noise as if I was punched in the gut ...
... guy didn’t run properly on his take off!). By my turn, I was told the wind was now at the perfect conditions, and my “pilot” Jacques with his lively nature and sense of humour, harnessed me all up, gave me a few basic instructions, and before I knew it we were standing on the take off mat getting ready to run!! I really did not feel nervous at all. Once the parachute was up and I was told to get ready, I struggled a little trying to gain a bit of momentum to launch into ...
... week you'd never leave your house, fearing that you'd be abducted and brutally murdered by a band of gay, Taliban extremists. Turn off the Sean Hannity people!
I'll be hitting you up from Cape Town next, talking about the city that feels like the African twilight zone, devoid of the features that I thought were prerequisites to exist as an African city. Seriously, its a friggin hipster haven with European looking buildings.
Talk soon friends!
... is of course Nelson Mandela. We visited Mandela's home at 1115 Vilakazi St which is also the same street as Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his family live on. They literally live 200m from each other. This makes it the only street in the world which has been home to two Nobel laureates. Although Nelson doesn't live here any more his extended family still live nearby and his ex-wife Winnie owns the restaurant across the street from 1115. There is a huge industry here in SA ...