The Grace In Rosebank
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... was..then shortly after we arrived at the markets and it was awesome!! It lived up to the hype it was given :) the foods varied in cuisines, colours and tastes which we attempted to taste as many as possible... We tried 7 out of a bzillion.. So close :p Then Manja picked us up and we were on the road again.. The original plan was to go see the Umoja musical tonight, however it was cancelled for obvious reasons so plan B involved a little more shopping at Sandton ...
... and a huge statue of Nelson Mandela. After a massive pizza (just $8), he went back to work and I roamed the Mall. I spent a large chunk of time in the Apple store so I could get online, then I found a music store which time seems to have forgotten. It was the best selection of cd's I have seen in years, and not only that....there was a tonne of vinyl records. Old vinyl from 80's U2, ...
A very nice hotel with a comfy room opposite a very modern complex of Rosebank Malls, Holiday Inn & Hyatt hotels.
High walls & guards, safe in the room made it all very secure.
Busy traffic outside with mostly the latest cars and many public taxis that think they on the F1 circuit.
The next morning Lusanda, in-country for Swaziland arrived to assist in my orientation week. We spent the Saturday exploring the ...
... it's only money, so we decided not to think about it anymore. As we left the guesthouse and walked along the street, it really hit me how protected everything is and how people must feel a little bit trapped living behind huge concrete walls with electric fences everywhere. Still, I guess better be safe than sorry. So, we headed out and found a minibus, which took us past all the universities and over the Nelson Mandela bridge. We jumped out at Newtown and headed for Mary Fitzgerald ...
... hotels, next to an
infinity pool and watching the sunset. Stage 2 of the contrast tour
is best described through photos, which I will post here. We had
great conversations and did some solid people watching, especially
when we got to the 2nd hotel, and the Friday night crowd
was out in full force, dressed to the nines and flirting their way
around the room and the patio. The night ended back at their house
with a great family ...