Berg En Dal Rest Camp (Kruger National Park) — the scenery is characterized by beautiful koppies and small hills, so it’s a hotspot for leopard. It’s also a great area for rhino and elephant, and you may even spot a honey badger, wild dogs, giraffe and klipspringers. The Matjulu Spruit runs through the rest camp … Continue reading Berg En Dal Rest Camp
44 Stanley (44 Stanley Avenue, Milpark, Johannesburg) – located a short distance north of downtown Johannesburg, the 44 Stanley shopping center was once a series of industrial 1930′s buildings, and has been developed into a collection of specialty boutiques, foodie stops and design studios. Meander through the shady arcades and courtyards to savor the trees, … Continue reading 44 Stanley
Big Five Pub & Grill (1 Lekkerbreek Street, Phalaborwa 1390) – this is a local pub and gathering place for Phalaborwa’s local community. Karaoke, Bingo and comedy nights are often held there, as well as live local singers and bands frequently booked there.
Baobab Upside Down Restaurant (Glencoe Far, Essex Road, Hoedspruit 1380) – Africa is symbolized by these magnificent trees. When baobabs become a thousand years ago, they begin to hollow inside. Enjoy spectacular views of the mountains and walk around the trees, one of which is upturned and relax at the restaurant serving refreshing drinks and … Continue reading Baobab Upside Down Restaurant
CAR RENTALS – the following car rental agencies operate in Johannesburg: Avis: +27 11 492 0069 Budget: +27 11 492 0069 Europcar: +27 11 333 8726 Hertz: +27 11 333 2546 Sixt: +27 10 001 8040 Thrifty: +27 11 784 7796
Albasini Ruins — The Albasini Ruins are located at the Phabeni Gate and are the remains of the 19th century trading post of the famous Portuguese trader, Joao Albasini. Albasini arrived in the then Portuguese-occupied port of Lourenco Marques (now Maputo, Mozambique) in the early 1800s and set up a trading business. He set up … Continue reading Albasini Ruins
The history and development of Kruger National Park (located in the northeast provinces of Limpopo and Mpumalanga in South Africa, bordering with Mozambique) did not come along in a vacuum. Kruger Park was named after Paul Kruger, the President of Transvaal Republic in the late 1800s into 1902 (that country would later become part of … Continue reading About Kruger