The Lakes Hotel and Conference Center
Travel Blogs from Benoni
... who would still be in South Africa right now and provide reason enough for us to still be hanging around here”. We wanted to build a story based on people we already knew and things we’d already done, e.g. work full-time for AIESEC, so that if pressed we could go on at length. The winning fake fiancÚ? Rahul. (Cheers bud!)
-Sarah chose a fake fiancÚ as well in case they’d let her try on dresses too (they did). She apparently ...
... not sure of spelling), and Banana(not real name, Jaaps preferred name for him and it has stuck). We made it to Arbals house which was right next to a Shipbeen(drinking place). The house was a government build house but Arbal was busy building his own house on top of the previous house, one of the supporting walls for the new house had been directly built through the old house meaning the only way inside was ...
... for us for dinner so happily munched on that whilst chatting away.
Sunday was the first Springbok game of the rugby world cup so we reciprocated and cooked a big brunch which we ate whilst watching the Boks win in a close one against Wales. Spent the rest of the day lazing in the sun, cooking banana bread, watching National Geographic channel and writing this. Oh it’s a tough ...
... public and therefore people need time before they can accept rights for gays. Rights are universal for all despite societal norms or whether a culture is ready for this minority group. All people deserve rights first then can work toward tolerance and cultural acceptance. Being gay is not new and it's not necessarily true that they weren't as in your face before. Maybe you just weren't looking.
... did come across 4 rhino - but not as scary as yesterday - and 5 giraffes who ran off - they were very fast. We also heard elephants trumpeting, but Mark felt they sounded aggresive and didn't want to take a chance on meeting them so we walked in the other direction. It was really a thrilling experience.
We had a 6 hour drive in front of us, so we took off for Johannesburg. At the hotel where Christy, Nam and I ...
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