InterContinental Johannesburg Sandton Towers
Travel Blogs from Sandton
The days and nights are flying by and we're already a week into our African adventures. I've been describing much of the days, but haven't spoken at all about the "in betweens". All of the "in betweens" have been filled with YPO connection events and opportunities. There were 15 YPO families with us up in Zambia, there are …
... the Neighbourgoods Markets which we'll be doing tomorrow (Saturday) from their descriptions it sounds like the equivalent of Queen Vic Night Markets so we're looking forward to that :) But going back to when we were at the border.. We were running behind schedule because there was such a big que so the driver told us to walk over to the South African border entry office... So we walked across the border!!!! We were in 2 places at once!! Hello- checking that off my bucket list!!! ...
... of starts with the boys coming to say goodbye to us at the airport. Apart from that it was more or less smooth sailing (or flying!) for the whole 14 hour journey, or so we thought: we’d boarded, seat-belted up, ready to leave and then... "there is a technical problem that we are trying to solve as quickly as possible". Two whole hours later we actually were ready to have the nice flight that we were hoping and ...
... I really didnt feel safe in that city. Me and Brin got told it was fine to walk up the road to get pizza but we felt really vulnerable as there were just men with their hoods up hanging outside strip clubs and liquor stores watching us walk past. It was only 6pm but by that time the sun has set and that's when the problems start. I wanted to do a township tour and see the apartheid museum in Jo'burg but actually our time in South Africa is very limited so we ...
... peacefully walking down the street to present the petition to the police station. The police was released and in showers of bullets over 600 children died thousands were imprisoned , tortured and later killed and 12 thousand were forced to flee the country. Hector Pietersen was one of the youngest boys killed that June 16th not so many years ago and a boy named Mbuyisa Makhubo picked him up and carried him. A photographer snapped a picture of this and with Hectors ...
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