Protea Hotel Parktonian

120 De Korte Street, Braamfontein, Eastern Cape, 2001, South Africa | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Braamfontein

Random Thoughts on Ultimate Africa 2013, Circuit 3

A travel blog entry by mfnjr


... all in open 4WD Land Cruisers or Land Rovers, with three tiered seats behind the front seat. At Thornybush we had a "tracker" riding on a jump seat on the top of the left front bumper, scanning for tracks and watching for animals in addition to the driver/guide. Visibility is excellent from all the seats. There is occasional craning of the neck from one side or the other, but it's quite manageable. No standing up in the vehicles, even when stopped, so that ...

Day 1

A travel blog entry by oncloud9_k


... so all in all not bad. Though did have to sit next to a girl with a
cold all the way here so if I end up full of one I’m going to hunt her

landing I got through passport control eventually the lines were hideous took
about an hour even puts our airports to shame.
Picked up my bags and made my way through to be met by Steven with the
other volunteers that arrived just before me all from Brazil. ...

Red Alert!

A travel blog entry by aprilrain


... br>
Well, it just pays to be more alert in Johannesburg because a kind gesture may end up to be a blackmail.

When they brought us to the venue to wait for the shuttle service, they demanded that we give them something for Christmas. When we told them that we had no South African Rands, they say we can pay them in USD! And the best is they demanded for USD$10!

My friend and I seriously ...

The Last few days

A travel blog entry by mmtravelworld


... the local sightseeing places is not recommended.
* Not knowing where the next petrol station may be, always fill up with petrol when in doubt.
* Self catering is a great idea for accomodation as you can make yourselves a healthy breakfast prior to starting the day and most of the B & B's did not always supply tea & coffee facilities. You lose a lot of time waiting for breakfast along the sightseeing days. Having ...

Back to Joburg and the start of the elective

A travel blog entry by readie333

... before during and after dinner. During the course of the evening we were invited over to Pretoria for a Bulls rugby match and were able to take advantage of the brewery contact that Charl had. His Bakkie (truck) was stocked with supplies and we drank into the night.

A leisurely start saw us driving back up to Joburg with a Joel, an American who we met the previous night. He is coming to the end of a year world backpack tour and is running short of funds. He ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 120 De Korte Street, Braamfontein, is near Carlton Centre, AECI Dynamite Factory Museum, Everard Read Gallery, and Kim Sacks Gallery.
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