As always Adi gives some great things to do and see in Joburg in his weekly newsletter – below comes from his latest newsletter no 39
This week’s pick: Sandboarding the Gold MinesGenre: Pure rushWhat: Johannesburg’s gold mining days produced man-made mountains of soft yellow sand – these wildly recognised dunes, dotted about the East [...]
I have blogged on Fordsburg restaurants before . See http://lizatlancaster.co.za/blog/eating-out-in-joburg-indian-and-chinese but here the Fifty Newsletter no 38 gives more info.
This week’s pick: Fordsburg, little AsiaGenre: Sensory overloadWhat: Fordsburg is home away from home for many Asians – the cultural mix says it all. What makes Fordsburg an experience, for even those who frequent her [...]
This week’s pick by Adrian of Fifty Two: Bohemian and Burlesque Genre: Theatre of DreamsWhat: Get into character and dress to the extreme – the more outrageous, enchanting, intriguing – the better. This is Madame Zingara and anything goes. Well known for their uniqueness in staging a captivating cirque, a fine show, a feast to [...]
With thanks to Adi@fiftytwo.co.za yet again. Collector’s Treasury is one of my FAVOURITE places BUT be warned … take a ball of string with you because like Theseus in the minotaur’s cave, you might get lost in the maze of book-lined passages !!
Genre: Book store bizarreWhat: Paperbacks, hard copies, leather bounds and titles from [...]
Best thing to do this week: Email Adi to get onto his list: Adrian@fiftytwo.co.za Here is his suggestion for Week 29 of 2010
Genre: Rough it – Relax it What: On a clear day you can see (from most good vantage points in Joburg) the Magaliesberg Mountain range – stretching for 120km from Bronkhorstspruit to Rustenburg. Amongst this [...]
Am so excited … I won a prize! Adrian of Fifty Two (weekly suggestions of things to to in Jozi) asked for readers’ suggestions of what to do in the genre A.C.L. (Arts Culture Leisure). My suggestion of the Nirox Sculpture Park won me second prize: the mad crazy 52 minute doccie on Joburg by Adi Loveland. Called ‘Unhinged: Surviving Joburg’, it’s whacky, quirky, frenetic, very [...]
Open fireplaces as always thanks to email@example.com Genre: Winter warmers What: Hot chocolate, heated blankets, ugg boots, hot tubs and blazing fires are all we need this winter – Joburg is properly cold. To get through the winter blues, out the house and all ‘fired-up’ we’re directing you toward the warmer nooks of the [...]