The Peech Hotel
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More so in keeping up with the correct consecutive destinations on our travel map, I am inclined to write a blog on Johannesburg, or J'burg if you will. Actually, not as bad as we expected, we even received a free ride from a guy at the bus station to our hostel since we arrived after dark (don't worry moms and dads, we could have taken him).
The main highlight was visiting the Apartheid museum on our only full day in the city. I must admit, I was lacking ...
... Spain and all the other locations he has traveled, and we did a great deal of tasty eating - Mexican fare included, guest on the left not ( not for me at least :P )
He even got me to build a week of Mexico into the grand adventure of 2010 - which is turning out to be one of the parts of the trip I am most looking forward to! Through the many late evenings of stories I feel like this world he wove into an ...
... which is where I am now as I write this update. Thank goodness for the South African power converter I found on Saturday. We drove halfway and then changed drivers (like we had done on Saturday). Today, our meeting driver had 12 people so they were a bit late. We ended up having a two hour lunch, but at a really nice restaurant. On our way back, we had a little more time (as I was not arriving on a late plane), so we stopped at some sights. The road to ...
... grab our next cocktail (somethings never change).
In Botswana, we truly roughed it. I think we really got the African experience as far as safaris go. We did not stay in the luxurious lodges; we did not eat multi-course meals prepared by a culinary whiz. But, we did do things that many Americans would never dream of experiencing in Africa – camping out in the middle of the Okavango Delta, more than three hours from anything, tramping through the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Peech Hotel Johannesburg
A very comfortable, well-appointed small hotel with incredibly kind service.
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