Villa Via - Midrand
Travel Blogs from Johannesburg
The best thing I learned today was you have to look out for the four C's; caret, color, clarity, & cut when it comes to choosing the best quality diamond.
My most interesting observation was that there was not a top level manager that was actually African and of black skin color. All of the top level managers we have spoken to are white and have some kind of ...
... a lioness that hadn't been seen for 6 months, and even though we did not see her young cubs the fact that this mother was defending them by trying to attack our vehicle was exhilarating to say the least. Other highlights include Cutting up a Giraffe. Cutting up a wildebeest. Feeding the lions in a Boma. Many close encounters, with elephants, lions and rhinos. Elephants bathing. Our trucks being charged several times. Putting our hands inside a ...
... day showing me around; I had a very nice time (he said he liked the company since his wife was out of town). After a dreadfully long wait at JNB I boarded my flight to Amsterdam. At the time I'm writing this, I'm preparing to depart Amsterdam tomorrow (Wednesday). I've fallen a bit behind here because I've been trying to use my time to see as much as I can. I'll have plenty of time to catch up on the flight home ...
... more fun than removing your belt and clearing your pockets a second time in the heat. On the plus side, I was delighted to find a Priority Pass Lounge so the boy could get out of the heat while we waited for two hours. I also bought a few trinkets in order to dump Kwachas ( which have no value outside Zambia and are being replaced in January to eliminate all the zeros). Matt has a wad of five hundred Kwacha notes worth ten cents each as a souvenir. The ...
... Band at night, where we had a power cut so sang bob marley and of course oasis around a camp fire. the next morning we visited a montessori school in the village and made our way to chinsta...just another quickie to keep you all posted but were having a great time, meeting lovely people but miss you all lots, keep us posted with your goss too, speak soon, love you all millions becky and zoe xxxxxx
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service