Protea Hotel Parktonian

Address: 120 De Korte Street, Braamfontein, Eastern Cape, 2001, South Africa | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on 120 De Korte Street, Braamfontein, is near Carlton Centre, Everard Read Gallery, AECI Dynamite Factory Museum, and Kim Sacks Gallery.
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    Travel Blogs from Braamfontein

    A day in Joburg

    A travel blog entry by lets.get.lost on Oct 16, 2014

    ... We drove up the short driveway and were greeted by a construction worker..."we are just wanting to get to the restaurant for high tea" we said. He relied "the entire hotel is closed until December for renovations". Yet again, the bad South African luck had kicked in. I would not have my delicious and cheap high tea today. Feeling annoyed and gutted Matt tried cheering me up by taking me to KFC for lunch (I had a ...

    Cultural Connections

    A travel blog entry by jenad on Jun 02, 2014

    34 photos

    ... the crowd parts and I see the picture taken just 9 months after I was born. Poor Hector one of the first children shot at the uprising and the first to die is right in front of me and behind me a large school group is singing and chanting ANC with mini flags moving side to side around the pool of tears. I am more than overcome with emotions and tears begin to fall. I feel the pain of the parents of this boy and the others ...

    Soweto and Johannesburg

    A travel blog entry by stevehumphreys on Mar 06, 2014

    1 comment, 2 photos

    ... lots of glass for transparency, etc). I didn't dare ask about the symbolism of the plastic buckets scattered around catching drops of water from the leaking roof...

    In the end, I only had the briefest of visits to both Joburg and Soweto. Definitely two complex and difficult to understand places, with a lot of recent history still affecting the modern cities, but neither was as dangerous, poor or depressing as their reputations might suggest.

    Chilling Out in Africa

    A travel blog entry by theresapitts on Sep 02, 2013

    1 comment

    ... week has been spending time with family and catching up with old friends. Yesterday was the "Pitts family tour" – we drove around looking at various sentimental sights – the church my folks were married in, the hospital where we were born, the houses we grew up in etc etc.

    Sadly, my time in Africa has come to an end. Today I ...

    Kruger National Park

    A travel blog entry by lyne_orser on Oct 26, 2012

    11 photos

    I slept well and didn't need an alarm to wake up at 5am. Tents and belongings were packed away...Kruger is waiting for us! By 7am, we were fed and on the road. Our first stop was at the Shalati pre-school. We had the opportunity to visit and interact with 3 and 4 year olds. The school has 85 student from ages 0-4. One teacher and two teacher's helpers organize activities for the children and provide them with 2 meals per ...