Protea Hotel Midrand
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... the beauty of the Union Buildings. It has been made even better since December 2013 when the 9m statue of Madiba (Nelson Mandela) was erected in the grounds - it is a special reminder of what he brought to this country in terms of forgiveness, reconciliation and his visions for the future.
I will also miss the fact that the Union Buildings is a focal point for many celebrations and events - I was ...
... fence and 24 hours armed response security. You don’t see cars parked on the streets and you hardly see people walking on the streets. These areas where previously exclusively white while Africans were confined to Soweto and the other townships, only daring to venture into these areas as maids, gardeners and nannies.
One imagines that it was in a place like this that Chris Hani was assassinated on the afternoon of the 10th of April, ...
... South Africa and to be able to be physically standing in his home is something I never thought I'd be able to do. In this country, I like the fact that they use solar power. I think people in the United States should do more to try and conserve energy. I was surprised to see that The most fun thing was having lunch with my classmates at a buffet restaurant near Nelson Mandela's home. It was neat I be able to see the African dancers ...
... which are all new there are security on each cart which was fascinating.. But was unsure of just how trustworthy they may be? Anyway we got off at Sandton were on rivonia rd where our hotel was but left or right? So we went right (let me set the scene.. Peak hour traffic approx 5pm.. Cars everywhere.. Raining and lots of people) so we went right and started walking because we knew either way it was only a 400m walk. I saw a lady maybe late 20s early 30s and asked which ...
... and a glimpse into 'real' Africa. Or a full day safari. Or a city tour and the Apartheid Museum. Unfortunately, I did not have time for any of the above. I had a business meeting (yes, on a Saturday, ugh) mid-afternoon, so thanks to jetlag and being awake really early, I had a morning to spare. I decided on a Lion Park, located about 45 minutes outside of Joburg. I was determined to see some ...