The Residence Boutique Hotel
Travel Blogs from Johannesburg
... over-priced domestics (I'm gonna miss America). A couple hands of Cards Against Humanity result in half the program throwing out some depraved things, showing their true colors. I think that's when I started to really feel at home.
We have to wake up at 2 in the morning anyways, so I stay up and Facebook stalk as many of the Volunteers as I can remember. I make sure I have a significant amount of music on my phone and iPad because 15 hours on a plane is a *****. All too ...
... whites’ and do not deserve assistance from the ‘black’ government. The ‘whites’ have had the upper hand for long enough and now it’s their time to suffer. And so they are. Many of them.
As we are atop a high lookout over the city, the heavens finally open and we rush back to the car for refuge. Gary takes us on a driving tour through the city and I’m surprised to discover that it’s ...
... Airways flight was OK, (we have been spoilt by Emirates) and in about four hours, we landed at O.R.Tambo Airport in Johannesburg, along with our bags, in tact. We easily made our way through the airport and caught the Gautrain for a 15 minute smooth and safe ride to Sandton, an upmarket, and quite safe, suburb of Johannesburg. The train trip was quick and the carriages new ...
... our hair petted excitedly by affectionate toddlers. Cute photos there! The cute quickly turned to worry, however, when we realised that A) Soweto seems to be full of small children and B) they all seem to have great interest in being run over by a bicycle. A bit challenging avoiding manslaughter there, but we managed.
This morning we woke up early to have a meeting before Declan and Maria went off to the Apartheid Museum. It’s strange ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service