Road Lodge Rivonia
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How dull is a no frills hotel in a town where you cant go out and all they have is vending machines for snacks and a 'take away' delivery menu - but thls is where the tour starts - TV was S African X factor or German and local football it was an early night. Still breakfast was remarkably good.
Fernandokm stayed here on Jul 11, 2010 during their trip titled: On the Road.
... a finger print machine and security guards left right and centre!!! Madness. Ad he was like yeah it's really safe here.....well yeah it is ow, but clearly u have to have all this to keep u safe!!!! Eeeek!!! These estates literally have a school, a shop, a pool, doctors etc, they r like little villages with like. 20,000 houses in!!! So we pulled up to the house, gorgeous place, and lovely little dog called mylo to greet us! They've got 3 dogs and 3 cats, ...
... nice architecture (City Hall for example), tall buildings, and plenty of history that he told us about. We drove around, until he let us out at the "Man and Science Museum", which was basically a witch-doctor store with roots and herbs, powders, ritual drums, animal feet etc.
From there we continued on into Soweto. It is still the largest Township in Southern hemisphere. Surprisingly, some of the buildings are modern and well-maintained now, but there are still sections ...
For lack of a more enduring name at the moment, our Toyota Hilux 2007 3.0 D4D can be called no other than 'The Beast'. She is after all twice the length of my previous car, the reliable "TT" (Toyota Tazz) and, at this stage, about three times as high. But she sure is a pretty Beast.
After lengthy discussions around the Toyota/Landrover debate, we decided that ultimately we wanted a Toyota because as much ...