The Residence Boutique Hotel

17 4th Avenue, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 1477, South Africa | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Johannesburg

Paragliding and goodbyes

A travel blog entry by lauraandmikey on Apr 28, 2014

1 comment, 4 photos

... the helicopter manoeuvrer! I’m not sure if that was what we did just before we came into land and he did a string of sharp strong turning motions rather quickly to either side right above the sharp rocks of the bay below (that was the only time I felt a bit queasy, but it was still fun!!). Apart from that it was smooth sailing, as we floated down towards the grass at Sea Point, and I even commented what a gentle landing it had been, right before plonking flat onto my butt ...

Straight Outta Joburg

A travel blog entry by pauljkuhne on Feb 06, 2014

2 comments, 16 photos

... week you'd never leave your house, fearing that you'd be abducted and brutally murdered by a band of gay, Taliban extremists. Turn off the Sean Hannity people!

I'll be hitting you up from Cape Town next, talking about the city that feels like the African twilight zone, devoid of the features that I thought were prerequisites to exist as an African city. Seriously, its a friggin hipster haven with European looking buildings.

Talk soon friends!


Feel that catch in your throat...

A travel blog entry by miguel_nkosi on Jul 17, 2013

... Aly.

We arrive at Aly's house in the pleasant suburbs of Johannesburg, it is the household of Egyptian Muslims, the Karams. Long time family friends, their home in every way assumes a safe haven and detox for my frazzled senses; especially given my stay also coincides with the Ramadan. I immediately identify with their belief and self restraint, nil by mouth during sunlight hours. Inspired, I inflect inward myself, what i find ...

Nairobi -> Johannesburg

A travel blog entry by blueplanet8 on Jan 31, 2013

4 comments, 4 photos

... the front the lady asked me for my form. "What form?" Evidently you have complete a departure form when leaving the country. I did not know this. So back I went past the security guard who had just let me through and was now looking puzzled. I got to the desk to complete the form... there were no pens. Thankfully a kind lady leant me hers so I could complete the form and go back through to queue.

The departures lounge isnīt ...


A travel blog entry by adisyl on Sep 16, 2012

... editing task to put together a tour video for the guys.

Writing this blog just a few weeks later and some of the detail is probably already slipping away, thank goodness for the photos and video which has jogged my memory.

SO thanks for reading, I hope you feel inspired to climb, or if you were just looking for advice hope you found it.

I am already starting to think I may climb Kili again in my life, but lets see.....

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This 5 star hotel, located on 17 4th Avenue, Johannesburg, is near South Western Townships, Carlton Centre, AECI Dynamite Factory Museum, and Kim Sacks Gallery.
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