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Rolling in the hills

After trawling through sites for a suitable accommodation out of the city. Two weeks later, I’m driving to Krugersdorp – anticipating a weekend to restore my energy. 343 more words

Top 5 day trips around Gauteng

With my kids being older now, and having moved past the stage where petting zoos and jungle gyms are of much interest, I’ve been hard pressed to find other avenues to keep them entertained this summer. 951 more words

Exploring our Hominid Past

I recently visited the Cradle of Humankind, home to the Fossil Hominid Sites of South Africa UNESCO World Heritage Site, which sits about 30 kilometres outside of Johannesburg, South Africa. 552 more words

South Africa

Slices of South African History

A must-stop in South Africa is the Apartheid Museum. As you walk through the museum, the history of 20th Century South Africa unfolds. Even the entrance makes a statement. 711 more words


10 Out-Of-This-World Activities People Do For Fun In Johannesburg

Johannesburg… Home of the mines, no beaches and the places are all far away. Why is it still a tourist attraction? Well, simply because there’s so much fun things to get up to. 141 more words

South Africa

Maropeng, Cradle of Mankind and Homo naledi : part 2

Following on from previous post which highlighted Maropeng in the World Heritage Site of Cradle of Mankind, about 50 km from Johannesburg :-

Having been through the most interesting visitors centre in the Tumulus¬†building, Onica, our very knowledgeable guide,¬†ushered us into the Original Fossil Display area where we were privileged to see… 334 more words