You can’t complain about the lack of variety of what’s on in Jozi this weekend: * Sat …5th Nov at 14.00 Join Parktown Heritage Association for the last Jacaranda Walk of 2011; park at the La Roche offices, 54 The Valley Road; no booking necessary; R40; stunning views of Parktown & Forest Town; more [...]
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So much to do over weekends in Joburg: Why not head out to Toadbury Hall in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site. Toadbury Hall offers specially packed picnic baskets to enjoy outdoors under a shady tree or in the warm sunshine. The menu changes with the seasons and includes a range of handmade snacks, [...]
Wonderful way to spend a Jozi Sunday morning getting a bird’s eye view of the newly budding Jacaranda blossoms.
Sunday Morning 16th October At 10 Am. Westcliff Historical Walking Tour. Great value at R40 per person and includes buildings such as Glenshiel designed by Baker for Sir William Dalrymple and his wife, the Hope School, Pallinghurst, The Stables also designed by Baker for Raymond and Hope Schumacher. The Tour starts from The [...]
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 before about one of Jozi’s best kept secrets – Nirox Sculpture Park out in the Cradle … http://lizatlancaster.co.za/blog/76 and http://lizatlancaster.co.za/blog/taking-cultural-symbols-out-of-context-nirox-sculpture-park , and now there is another opportunity to go out and experience this gem of a parkland. Do yourselves a favour and make a trip out there to see Eric Pladevall’s massive sculptures in his [...]