The Lakes Hotel and Conference Center
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews The Lakes Hotel and Conference Center Benoni
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... about a half a kilometer to a strip mall to an Italian restaurant. The meal was one of the best that we have had and the beer was $1.50 each! Quite a difference from Dubai. The conversion is ten to one here compared to three to one in Dubai.
It was Brads birthday today. We were too full to have desert, and although very tired, managed to have a slap moose before we went to bed...at 9:30.. ...
... are really the only tools you should employ to stay safe while you're there. Don't walk around by yourself at night in a neighborhood you don't know, don't take minibuses or other dubious forms of transport at night, avoid using an ATM by yourself in a public area if possible, don't flash your expensive electronics or jewelry in an area known for muggings/robberies, don't ever wear a fanny pack--these are pretty standard steps to take when traveling ...
... 2. The first little girl I got to talk to came in and after I smiled and waved, she came and jumped right up on my lap. So cute!!! My group worked with the youngest group (4 yr to 3rd grade ). There were about 60 or more kids and it was insane! We had coloring books, construction paper, crayons, and stickers. Most of the stuff got used up right away. After the little kids left, I got to talk with some of the older girls and they were so curious about my life and ...
... forward to see.
Transiting through Johannesburg was pretty cool. I remember what it feels like to be amidst shops, cafés and general hubbub of developed retail. Interestingly, it wasn’t a comfortable feeling, just sort of like a distant memory of a previous reality… makes me wonder if I’ve changed more than I thought.
Ciao for now…. LT xoxo
... bird sanctuary (the largest open aviary in the world) which was brilliant and went whale watching at Plettenberg Bay. We were able to get in touching distance to some Southern Right whales. It's intriguing how they got their name. Southern because of the Southern Hemisphere and Right because man determined they were the right whales to hunt. Right oil, right meat and right blubber. Creative don't you think? Makes SALMAT seem like the work of a group ...