Johannesburg Off The Beaten Path

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  • 1. Game Reserves

    Pilanesberg Park is only two hours from Johannesburg, and I had my guide drive me around the huge reserve for about fours hours (starting at noontime). But all I saw were deers, birds and a few wild...

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  • 2. Randburg Waterfront

    One my my frustrations about the Johannesburg VT page is that the editing categories are confusingly inappropriate, and at least one of those categories (the 'Randburg Waterfront') doesn't exist...

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  • 3. Cemetaries and History go hand in Hand

    Cemetaries ~ Begraafplaas ~ Churchyards Braamfontein, Brixton, Langlaagte, Westpark.From a family viewpoint, overlapping with the spring equinox , is...

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  • 4. Frank Wild's ashes found in Braamfontein Cemetery

    Commander John Robert Francis (Frank) Wild was born in Yorkshire on 10 April 1873 who made no less than five expeditions to the Antarctica, including two under...

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  • 5. Our Lady of the Way, Maryvale Catholic Church

    Maryvale is a Catholic enclave just north of Orange Grove off Louis Botha Avenue. It is best to approach this from the northern side of town, although if one...

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  • 6. Johannesburg International Mozart Festival

    Mozart was born on 27 January so every year Johannesburg celebrates this for about two weeks in late January and early February with a classical music festival...

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  • 7. Soweto

    Guess what? I happen to have an opportunity to go to the famous township Soweto.Well what can I say? The taxi drivers seems to be worse in Soweto , the place is...

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  • 8. Johannesburg Country Club - A step back in time

    If I look out at the vista from my west facing balcony on Menton Road I can see the trees in the Johannesbug Country Club (Auckland Park) garden. Because The...

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  • 9. Security, security, security

    The Jo’burg obsession with security reaches some shrilling high note. The height of the brick fences is usually higher than a body and a half. This solid...

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  • 10. Soweto

    SOuth WEstern TOwnship... a sprawling just outside of Johannesburg.Much of what occurred in South Africa's political history dealing with Apartheid took place...

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  • 11. Hot Air Ballooning

    There generally are Hot Air Balloon excursions available over most of South Africa and I hope to be able to do many more. This being my first was a fantastic...

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  • 12. Parks and Gardens

    Johannesburg is reputed to have more trees than any other city in the world (10 million trees, twice the human population). Surprising huh!!! Joburg has quite a...

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  • 13. The JSE " Johannesburg Stock Exchange"

    Well if you in Sandton , you can go pass the JSE as its situated opposite the Village Walk Shopping Centre. Its surrounded by all these huge corporate companies...

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  • 14. YFM

    This is Just another Radio Station when cruising around Johannesburg , you can only catch this station in the Gauteng Area at 99.2FM.They specialise in House...

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  • 15. More for the Expats and Job Seekers

    Just like PNET , Career Junction also does exactly the same. All you have to do is register with them , submit your cv and specify the specific job that you are...

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  • 16. Job Seekers & Local Newspaper Link

    Well if you looking to move to South Affrica , well I guess the right place to start looking for a job is through the local newspaper. Well you can have a look...

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  • 17. 94.7 Highveld Stereo

    Just another Radio Station that you can listen to. They play rock , pop and dance music music mainly and a little bit of South africa Music so if that`s you...

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  • 18. Metro FM

    While driving around South Africa , you can get a taste of Radio Metro. They play mostly RnB , House , Hip Hop ,Rap and Kwaito Music and you can catch this...

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  • 19. Wondercave

    From Sterkfontein we drove to Rhino & Lion Nature reserve. At the entrance we paid to get into the Rhino and Lion reserve and to get a tour of a place called...

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  • 20. Cradle of humankind

    About 40-50 km outside Joburg you’ll find the Sterkfontein Caves which is a part of the Cradle of humankind. We drove out there one day to get a tour of this...

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  • 21. Squatter Camps

    Many People from Rural Villages far away from Johannesburg move to the City in search of work to provide for their families in these villages. When they come to...

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  • 22. Rosebank - Flea market on Sundays

    Rosebank district is located a bit North of Jo'burg. The local commercial centre hosts a great "Africana" flea market on public holidays. Stuffs are very good...

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  • 23. Braai

    This is what South African`s Love Best. A Braai is the same as what the American`s call Barbeque. Well I don`t know what you guys call it when you cook meat...

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  • 24. Mine Dumps

    Well all over JNB you can see the gold and diamond mines. This is just a picture I took while driving just to give you guys a bit of insight to what I`m talking...

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