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- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Executive Hotel Midrand
Travel Blogs from Midrand
... townships joined in the protest against violent ethnic repression. It is this event that sadly gives Soweto its tarnished international reputation.
The Soweto of today, bears little resemblance to the riot induced area of the 70’s. Instead, the area of Soweto that consists of five large towns that collectively has a population of 4 million people, is filled with houses, government funded for the poor, ‘own your own’ for those ...
... on the bus’s tail. Our lights flashing, horn blowing and Mike waving frantically from the car window, we overtook and flagged it down. Both the driver and the hostess looked a little sheepish but there were no apologies - even though they acknowledged that we were on their passenger list! This is Africa.
White and shaken, with our suitcases stuffed into the seats behind us, we sat back and took a deep breath. At least this bus went all ...
... who refused to let us through till they got a small bribe. I was really hungry and had eaten a meal of bananas, bread and water for lunch, so I was looking forward to some real food for dinner. Unfortunately the only restaurant at the Zimbabwean border ran out of food after serving 20 customers. Luckily I managed to buy an egg sandwich from another stall, which I supplemented with water. Throughout the journey, intercape played either religious sermons or really ****** movies. ...
... ups. Something about Africa. Checked in, had to have suitcase wrapped in plastic, guy laughed when I wanted to take photo. Then through security where I thought I had been targeted for a security check but it was in fact for a shoe shine!! I got out of that one, only in Africa. When I arrived in Johannesburg yesterday, they don't even have arrival cards, just check ...
... 3 hours from Jo'burg). He joined a MTB/Run event, so 14km action every day! Gina, us and some friends had a bit of a lazy and drinking wine weekend! Unfortunately the weather was bad, it was cold and rainy. Discovered our tent was not waterproof! After all we had a wonderful weekend, met lot's of nice people and the wine was good!
We stayed 2 and a half weeks in Jo'burg and we almost felt citizens of the city. Ian and Gina were so kind to take ...