The Confed cup went very well with Sepp Blatter ending up giving SA’s event a 7/10. One of the big criticisms was the transport to and from the stadiums and this was without the difficulties of getting from A to B without your own vehicle. But things are happening to change this:
Rapid Rail or Gautrain
Getting around Joburg: what are the present options?
Introduced throughout South Africa in 1977, these 15-seater minibuses grew into a massive virtually unregulated industry. As their name suggests, they are more akin to small buses than to traditional taxis or cabs which either roam or are called to a destination (see metered taxis below). Because [...]
Don’t miss the latest season of Opera at the New York Metropolitan Opera House – filmed live and shown at Cinema Nouveau in Rosebank. Puccini’s Madame Butterfly is sublime drawing on Japanese Kabuki theatre and using puppets with extraordinary effect. Other operas showing this coming week are Massonet’s Thais,
A sign of the times that the restaurants at the end of the block have all closed down, BUT ….. there are 2 excellent restaurants very nearby: Cnr Café 011 880-2244 and a half blocks away and Pronto 011 447 4346 in the Colony Centre 5 and a half blocks away. Both closed Mondays but [...]
Enjoy breakfast by the roaring log fire
Liz at Lancaster has started blogging. Watch this space for what’s in, what’s up and what’s new. Winter means breakfast in front of the log fire at liz at lancaster and warm winter sun streaming through the patio doors in the afternoon. And best news … we are near the shortest [...]