Courtyard Hotel Sandton
Travel Blogs from Sandton
... bought lunch. A typical store in Soweto well protected with a cage. After a great day out Dorothy escorted me back to the hotel via local Taxi. I am so glad she did as trying to navigate the Taxi rank in Joburg was impossible without local knowledge and dangerous. On arrival at the hotel I gave Dorothy 800 Rand and thanked her for an amazing day. An amazingly kind and generous lady had definitely made my time ...
... that leaving tipping to individuals allows discretion and choices, but I am not sure that the autonomy is worth the inconvenience and constant reminders from the trip leader.
The documents from OAT tell you to expect to pay an airport departure tax in Zambia, which used to be $15 but is now $17. This is another instance of an expense which should simply be included with the total price of the tour. I obviously don't know what arrangements OAT may ...
... cub enclosure but today was
feeling day so nobody was allowed in until after my shift ended since they can
become a little territorial with food but was good fun watching them and the
others getting fed especially Mara the baby giraffe who has 3 2 litre coke
bottles full of milk and it was gone in seconds.
Sat watching the baby cubs for hours while they played tug –
of – war with the left over rib bones, gross but cute.
... br> 'Do you snore?' she asks tentatively. I do, a nasal passage problem that needs an op, but as it's a horrible procedure, I'd rather be embarrassed.
'Ah, good,' she say relieved, 'so do we.'
Will we tune into each others snores, like in breathing? I wonder. I soon found out as I lay awake listening to the inharmonious grunts and 'purrs'.
Maybe I should get it fixed after all:)
Basket making is not my forte. You ...
... millionaires quarters, but mostly row upon row of small but neat working class and lower middle class houses.. After the tour I spent a few hours in the East rand Mall doing some last minute shopping before going back to the guesthouse. There I met the others from the tour who were also flying out this evening. We went togetehr to the airport where we said our farewells, and then it was back to the snow in ...