Westpoint Executive Suites
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Highlights included the suburb of Houghton (great city view off Munro Drive and a stop at the home where Nelson Mandela lived until his death in December 2013), the Hector Pieterson Memorial (site where 13 yr old Hector was shot on June 16, 1976 - the start of the Soweto Uprising and the protests against apartheid) and then onto Mandela's home ...
... works and his money is recovered and he can live his dream as he has assisted all of us who over the years interacted with him and he let us live our dream when @ Paradise. The sea had some beaut waves so we really enjoyed the bobbing and playing in the sea. Some of us took a little too much sun and Norman's tummy which hasn't seen much sun of late took a hard beating. We decided we would go to the Indian restaurant close to the hotel for dinner so off we went but what a ...
... in America with seven Bic lighters in your carry-on. Fun facts everywhere. We arrive at the gate and what's waiting for us? An overpriced bar that sells Buffalo Wild Wings!
A couple of us sit down, order alcohol, and strike up a conversation with the bartender. She's from Brooklyn and loves Rocky Horror Picture Show. And Bon Jovi. She's met Brian Austin Green before and got written into Jeffrey Tambor's will for finding him an apple. Thus is the life of a JFK ...
... for the locals, with shops, bars, theatres, and restaurants for all to enjoy. It was actually the place to be tonight, buzzing with activity.
But 32 hours after leaving home, we were too tired to partake in anything other than dinner and a brief stroll around the complex, desperately trying to buy some clothes and toiletries to get us through the next few days, when our luggage would hopefully find us. Alas, ...
... whites’ and do not deserve assistance from the ‘black’ government. The ‘whites’ have had the upper hand for long enough and now it’s their time to suffer. And so they are. Many of them.
As we are atop a high lookout over the city, the heavens finally open and we rush back to the car for refuge. Gary takes us on a driving tour through the city and I’m surprised to discover that it’s ...
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