Monthly Archives: September 2010

Soccer works its magic again

Two Australian guests staying here at Liz at Lancaster were determined to see Soccer City and to experience a local game. The Chiefs/Pirates match on Saturday night gave them the perfect opportunity.  They booked their tickets and set off to Soweto, Richard supporting the Chiefs and Pippa wearing a Pirates bandanna.  I was green with envy [...]

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Jozi’s first art hotel: 12 Decades near Arts on Main

12 Decades Johannesburg Art Hotel is a new developments in the eastern part of downtown Joburg, an area often avoided by  tourists. Kate Els in her article in Tourismupdate.co.za  writes:  Engaging with local artists who mainly operate in the surrounding precinct, the developers of the hotel asked different artists to each design a room that would reflect [...]

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Upcoming tours of fossil sites in the Cradle of Humankind

11th sept: Visit Cooper’s Cave situated 1.2km from the famous Sterkfontein Caves near Johannesburg,  a relatively new excavation site where several species of animals and a number of stone tools have been found. Activities on offer for the morning include an interactive fossil and site talk, cave exploration and fossil finding, and an opportunity to [...]

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Rocking the gardens: Rock Festival Emmarentia Dam 9 and 10 Oct

Rocking the Gardens is set to be huge this year! This rock festival  will showcase some of South Africa’s top talent, including bands, dj’s and comedians. Eat, drink and save the world by treating yourself at the Green Market or getting pampered at the Daisy Den.When: 9 & 10 October 2010Where: Emmarentia Dam, JohannesburgPrice: Full [...]

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RNB Winex Sandton Convention Centre 27-29 Oct

Launched 11 years ago, RMB WineX is the premier wine event in South Africa. There will be some 1 500 wines available for tasting from the 250 Cape Producers exhibiting. The exhibitor line-up this year includes award-winning producers such as Nederburg, Fleur du Cap, Tokara and Saronsberg, while there will also be newcomers such as [...]

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