The Peech Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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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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... concourses to take in a little culture. First impression - their beer here is good and cheap! their currency is the Rand, which is trading for 7.5 Rand to $1. My 20 oz Castle Milk Stout beer was 20 Rand so you do the math. And that is airport prices. Second is that white S.A. accents just took over as the coolest accents as far as I'm concerned. Its as if ...
... was totally hooked. Our Africa trip was officially on.
Donning The Beast
This is not a game for sissies. When you buy a 4x4 - and I mean a MAN's 4x4 - you enter into a on- and off-road macho fight of the egos ...but jeez, does it feel good to be so high and so big! (Even getting through the William Nicol interchange commands a bit of respect from the vendors). But, you drive big, means you pay big.
... Some of the kids got very attached and would let go of us and a girl in our group even exchanged numbers with a few of the girls from the orphanage. This just goes to show how in need these kids are for a friend, for a person who gives them attention, for a person who is of different ethnic background than them but still doesn't judge. This is the kind of thing these kids need. It was tough to say goodbye because in those few hours we were there, even though the kids were hesitant ...
Shortly after I arrived at the hostel, Alan came to collect me in his little banger and we went for a drive around the city. It was great to see him as we haven't seen each other since college in Cork. Hasn't changed a fraction, and still loves life in Africa. He brought me straight to the 'dodgy' part of the city, the CBD and Hillbrow where White South Africans think you are absolutely barking mad to go near. We, of course, ...