Travel Blogs from Pretoria
Boeremark time (Farmers market) this market opens at 5am and ends 9am. It's very popular and you need to be there early for parking and products. It's at the pioneer open museum in Pretoria. This is a real farmers market with farmers and wives bringing all their wears. Biscuits, rusks, koeksisters, biltong from domestic beef to wildebeest, kudu, gemsboks, boerowors on ever corner, meat, meat, meat, frozen beef, frozen chicken, frozen lamb of all ...
South Africa is at the sourthern most part of Africa, and is the size of Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma put together. The country is mostly made of savannahs and semideserts. There is a beautiful diverse amount of plant life that makes it a spectacular scenic area. South Africa is the richest country in Africa. Most of the countries money comes from gold and metals. Most people in South Africa have large, expensive houses with plenty of rooms. Although ...
... had all heard of Barack Obama :) The second school was a little better. There were 41 students in the class and less than half had a textbook. The teacher was definitely more engaged and seemed to really like to teach. It was an interesting day. It makes you realize that despite the problems with the US system and the lack of resources in some areas we are still very lucky.
... a hotel reservation, it was mandatory to ask if they had a tv for watching the matches. When deciding which city to visit next, we had to check the match schedule to make sure we weren't trying to stay in Port Elizabeth (for example) along with everyone else on a game day. We were a little afraid the World Cup would negatively impact our trip, what with all the additional tourists and demand for hotels, but it was a truly great experience and I'm so glad we were a part of ...
... back, family run and the folks that own the park are truly committed to conservation and education. Our morning started on horseback in search of Giraffes for Barbara. Unfortunately they knew we were coming so the did not come out of the bush, instead we came upon an incredible array of herd prey…all accustomed to horses so we were able to get up close and personal. After a 2+ hour ride across a gorgeous landscape we were ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center