Protea Hotel Wanderers
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Visited Soweto which is a township within Joburg. Nelson Mandela lived in a very modest house of about four rooms down the street from Desmond Tutu on Vilakazi Street which might be the only street in the world where tow Nobel Peace prize winners lived at the same ...
... cheap for us coming from Perth and we are sampling both in good measure so far. Wendy and Graham hosted us at their place for dinner with Ant, Ian, Jo and Simon (Jo's fiancé). Simon arrived straight from work and we had a chance to meet. Craig thought it was his duty to give Simon some sage advice on marrying into the Warden clan which turned out to be a) Warden women cheat at cards and b) Warden alpha males have a ******** gene. As it turned out Simon ...
... similar to Koala Park, in that it isn't quite like a zoo, but more hands on. Lauren said that the Park had become far more touristy since her previous visit. Our reason for coming was simple: to play with lion cubs, and so we didn't pay entry to the zoo, but only to play with the cubs. We then proceeded to do exactly what we didn't pay for, in wandering the zoo, seeing the flamingoes and having chimpanzee's throw stones at us. Amanda was very impressed by the turtle that Lauren ...
... Mandela house but more intriguing to me was the large painted BRING BACK OUR GIRLS on the wall across the street from the Tutu home. I pray everyday that those young ladies find a way home physically and mentally after their experiences. How fortunate we are...
Lunch and a Show! Sakhumzi Restaurant
We eat lunch and then a young group of men dance and sing a song. I think this was the only restaurant that I ...
... Pretoria is most definitely a smaller, quieter place, safe to walk around unlike some parts of central Joburg.
The city is pleasant enough, some grand government buildings (complete with giant statue of Mandela). At the time of my visit, though, the whole city seemed to be obsessed with the ongoing trial of Oscar Pistorius. I'm not sure how ...