Saxon Boutique Hotel, Villas and Spa
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Travel Blogs from Johannesburg
... huge, it took us a good half an hour to pass it all.
Dinner was Steers, the South African McDonalds, but actually nicer. They have a sauce called 'monkey gland sauce.' There are apparently crisps in this flavour too, so I got some from the shop and, true to form, they do taste like their burgers.
On arriving in Jo'burg, we had a man stand in front of the bus at a red light and ...
... on the blog in a while, due to a combination of factors. First, we have to fully admit, we got a little lazy. Writing blog posts started to feel like a bit of a chore, and neither of us wanted to do it for a bit. But then we arrived in South Africa, only to find that finding free internet was as elusive as seeing lions in Kruger in February. And the pay internet wasn't cheap or fast. So we really had to ration ...
... a fry up and mexican scrambled eggs.... still no South African! We had been joined early in the morning by Vito, the former president of AIESEC Canada, who was on holiday. In the afternoon, slightly clueless because the only person we knew that had any knowledge of Joburg had gone to Cape Town, we bravely hailed down a minibus and went to the local Botanical Gardens, where we had a lovely sunny afternoon walking around, playing with other people's ...
Arrived to Jo'burg after 3 crazy days in Dubai.....to the quiet hostel who didnt even know we had booked. We went on a safari, sneaked in the poshest hotel for a cheeky couple of beers, had a south african bbq and sunbathed a dog called guiness who got very excited at us reading our closer magazines.....it was great and then onto durban and stayed at the craziest hostel and met some lovely people ...
2 Years of saving, 1 year of planning, silly amounts of money, a month of Spanish lessons and mountains of excitement later... It is but one day to go till the adventure starts! and there might not be enough time to get everything done...
The last 3 weeks have swooshed by in a blur, faster than this tumbleweed could have ever anticipated, and what has been mocked as a tragic project-planning spillover from her career to ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility